Asociación Pro Fútbol de Guanacaste
Soccer, Youth and Personal Development
APROGUA (the Pro-Futbol Association of Guanacaste) is an organization devoted to promoting the integral development of the youth of Santa Cruz through soccer and providing motivation and assistance for the girls and boys participating in the program to do well in school, improve their health and conditioning, and develop values such as hard work, commitment to goals, and teamwork. Participants must do well in school in order to play. APROGUA was founded in 2010, and is based on a successful affiliated program in the province of Cartago.
The GCF is providing APROGUA with a small matching grant with CRUSA funds to support training and the purchase of equipment. APROGUA seeks to increase the number of participants in the program from 350 to 400 per week.
- Average weekly attendance of 350 kids
- 7 running soccer camps
- 47 weeks of training per year
- 14 instructors
Rueben Mora, Director