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We are a non-profit entity, established in the United States and Colombia, which aims to contribute to the education of children and youth of scarce resources through education and sport.

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Education program through sport which seeks to teach fundamental values such as teamwork, tolerance, respect, and discipline.

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Program consisting in direct sponsoring of poor children and young athletes in order to cover their basic needs in education, health, transportation and others.

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This program complements the work of unconventional looking good education and physical development of children, implementing health campaigns and providing nutritional supplements for growth.

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 PASSES OF RECONCILIATION IS A REALITY IN LA FORTALEZA, COLOMBIA

PASSES OF RECONCILIATION IS A REALITY IN LA FORTALEZA, COLOMBIA

Thanks to the union among USAID COLOMBIA, ACDI/VOCA, ALCALDÍA DE CÚCUTA, KASAARÍ AND FUNDACIÓN JUVENTUD LÍDER, a new project arrives to Cúcuta's commune eight, with the purpose of strengthening community leadership, autonomy and education through sports and culture in children, youth, the migrant population and victims of the armed conflict residing in the Asentamiento la fortaleza.

With training sessions, recreational workshops, intensive courses and entrepreneurship, the youth leader foundation arrives to this area of the city to impact the community affected by the economic and social crisis that is currently being experienced.

For nine months’ professionals in the above mentioned areas will be visiting the area to teach their classes and strengthen the identity of the community, as well as implement knowledge and generate a line in the life project of children and young people.

During the time of execution, we will be posting the whole process in our social networks, so that you can witness the importance of betting on development and social change in vulnerable communities.

 HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF THE FOUNDATION

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OUR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF THE FOUNDATION

Our main objective will always be to ensure the welfare of our children, which is why during the year we have been strengthening the health and welfare program through monitoring of height and weight, delivery of food supplies and supplements necessary for optimal physical condition in our members.

Through a coordination in which roles are established to fulfill the objective of reaching all the children of our foundation, various strategies have been planned to mitigate the economic and therefore nutritional impact, in the midst of the health emergency presented by the COVID-19 virus.

We will continue to implement programs and strategies that strengthen the health and wellness of more than 600 of our children and youth as well as their families.

 JUVENTUD LIDER  FOUNDATION VISITED THE RESGUARDO IQUIAKARORA

JUVENTUD LIDER FOUNDATION VISITED THE RESGUARDO IQUIAKARORA

Two members of the Passes of Hope program of our foundation visited the Iquiakarora reservation from the Bari community in the Catatumbo jungle. Edinson and Andrés were in charge of taking the program focused on sports as a social work.

During their stay, they conducted training sessions with children and youth from the community, in addition to sharing culture and generating ties that strengthen the agreement between the foundation and the reservation. We hope to continue being participants in processes that encourage the sense of belonging to our culture and the personalities that are part of it.

 PASSES OF ILLUSION RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM THE LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION

PASSES OF ILLUSION RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM THE LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION

We are pleased to report that, through a program implemented during the year, we have received a relief grant from the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, which is characterized as a global movement that celebrates the power of sport to bring communities together.

This grant is for all the children belonging to the New Venice Hope Pass program, which as we have been emphasizing, focuses on strengthening knowledge and education through sports culture.

We thank the foundation for its contribution and for using sport as a tool for social change, selecting our community as a community project of their interest to impact and improve the quality of life of children and young people belonging to our program.

 INTERNET IN NUEVA VENECIA'S HEADQUARTERS

INTERNET IN NUEVA VENECIA'S HEADQUARTERS

The foundation Juventud líder, in favor of the individual and collective growth of children and young people, has added a new initiative for the members of Nueva Venecia.

About 150 people have been benefited with the internet service installed in the above mentioned area, in order to strengthen the learning tools and facilitate the connection for the continuity of the activities implemented from the base of the foundation.

We thank all the people who contributed to make the idea of a New Venice digitized through the internet a reality. We hope that during the next years the community will make good use of this important tool and encourage reading and research through the internet

 PASSES OF HOPE IS A REALITY IN THE INDIGENOUS BARI COMMUNITY OF CATATUMBO

PASSES OF HOPE IS A REALITY IN THE INDIGENOUS BARI COMMUNITY OF CATATUMBO

During the month of July, a series of workshops were held with the NATUBAIYIBARI leaders belonging to the BARI indigenous community, who, according to the parameters established by the current emergency situation, accepted the arrival of the youth leader foundation (JLF) to their reservation under the PASSES OF HOPE program.

Our program is identified for having special emphasis in the education through the sport strengthening this way, the values, principles, the communication, the teamwork and the importance of the emotional and physical stability in children and young people, in addition to this, to stimulate the culture of our communities through the program previously named.

We thank the community for allowing us to reach their territory, especially their leaders, who made PASES DE ILLUSION EN LA COMUNIDAD BARI possible. Also to the collaborators of our foundation, who work hard to improve and strengthen the program.

Testimonials

  • " I would like to thank JL Foundation for helping me to accomplish my goals, my dreams. First Colombian Rugby player to reach an European Professional Rugby League. "

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    Andres Zafra

    ( Colombian International Rugby Player )

  • " For all all the Kids who conforms JL Foundation, keep it up, don't give up "

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    Macnelly Torres

    ( Atletico Nacional- Colombian International Soccer Player )

  • " I am part of this project #Help us to Help "

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    Leandro Castellanos

    ( Independiente Santa fe, Colombia-Professional Soccer Player )

  • " God bless you and all the children from Juventud Lider. Let's keep working! "

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    Jackson Martínez

    ( Guangzhou Evergrande Football Club- Colombian International Player )

  • " Fundación Juventud líder ¡That's it! "

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    Pibe Valderrama

    ( Former Soccer World Player of Colombia )

Key Supporters

The following Companies and Entities are our partners and support.

  • Alcaldia de Cucuta
  • USAID
  • Acdi Voca Foundation
  • Shell Oil Foundation
  • Houston Community Family Center
  • Comfanorte
  • Laurens Sport For Good Foundation
  • ETH
  • Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos
  • Alejandroverjel.com
  • Palnorte S.A.S.
  • Funpalcat
  • Red de Futbol y Paz
  • Rush Soccer Club
  • Colombia Joven
  • Golombiao
  • Fundacion NU3
  • Fundacion Bolivar Davivienda
  • One World Play Project
  • Cordúa
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Greenway
  • bp
  • Clínica Oftanmológica del Caribe
  • Araya
  • Kicks
  • Smile Foundation
  • Kasaari
  • Fundación Procaps
  • Universidad Simón Bolivar
  • Fundación G 2/10
  • Peace Paccers
  • Tova
  • Bancolombia