Esperanza Juvenil (Boys Hope Girls Hope Guatemala) helps academically motivated children and youth rise above disadvantaged backgrounds and become successful in college and beyond.
Our goal is to develop young people who are physically, emotionally and academically prepared for post-secondary education and a productive life, breaking the cycle of poverty.
Esperanza Juvenil utlizes the following elements to achieve our mission:
Service and community engagement
Family-like settings to cultivate youth empowerment
Long-term and comprehensive programming
Voluntary participant commitment
Esperanza Juvenil firmly believes that children have the power to overcome adversity, realize their potential, and help transform our world. Children create these successes when we remove obstacles, support and believe in them, and provide environments and opportunities that build on their strengths.
Directors: Lucas Pinzon
12 Avenida 16-32 zona 2
Guatemala City, 01002
The Esperanza Juvenil Board of Directors and staff leadership collaborate to ensure mission fidelity, financial stewardship and transparency. This team of professionals is committed to continuous learning, effective programming and improvement through impact evaluation and innovation.
Antonio Cristiani, President
CorpoAgro del Pacífico
Cía. Holandesa de Comercio
Improvement & Progress
Rosa María Gramajo,
Luis Pablo Cobar,
María Luisa Perezalonso,
Boys Hope Girls Hope