When does the AHX take place in 2019?
July 4-14 2019. 10 days in Zambia + travel time to Zambia.
For who is the AHX?
The AHX is accessible for everyone (18+) interested and supporting our mission, whether you're a hockey player or not.
What is the minimum age for participation?
The minimum age for the AHX is 18 years old. Are you younger, but very enthusiastic about the trip? Just get in contact with us through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I need to be a hockey player to participate?
No. Are you motivated and do you support our mission? Sign up!
What happens to my sponsorship money?
The money goes towards the programs Hockey Dreams Foundation. For more information, check our website: www.hockeydreams.nl
Can I pay for the trip myself?
Of course you can pay for the trip yourself. Contact the foundation and we can help you organize this. All the money you raise will be used for the Hockey Dreams Foundation.
Do I have to open a new bank account for the sponsorship money?
No you don’t. You will have your own website where people can donate immediately. We will keep track of total amount you have raised.
Do I have to book my own hotels for the trip?
No you don’t. All accommodation and its costs are included within the trip fee.
Is it possible to stay in Zambia after the AHX?
Of course. Please let us know if your are planning on staying longer. You will be responsible for any further travel costs that you may incur from travelling on afterwards.
How can I raise €1,500?
You can start with raising money from family, friends and organizations. Fundraising at your hockey club is always a good option, because they will support and promote you. You should also think about little events or clinics you can organize to create awareness. You will have your own personal donation page and we will provide you a fundraise kit.
Why do I pay a €50 entry fee?
This finances administration, promo, website and meetings.
Can I use the AHX logo?
Logos and any other promotion material you will receive once you signed up. You can use all the promotion material as long as you use is for AHX or Hockey Dreams purposes. The logos and photos are property of the Hockey Dreams Foundation. If you are still not sure what you can or can’t use, then feel free to contact us! When you want to use pictures in the media, just make sure you always mention our website: www.africanhockeyexperience.com.
I’m looking for other promotional material. Can you provide that?
Once you signed up, you will receive some promo material. You can email us any questions regarding this at email@example.com.
Are donations tax-deductible?
The Hockey Dreams Foundation has the ANBI label which means that under certain circumstances, donations can be tax-deductible.
What insurance do I need?
It is important you check with your insurance company if it covers Africa.
Which vaccinations do I need?
The GGD will give you advice about which immunizations you will need. Keep in mind Zambia has malaria and therefore you will need appropriate medication. Contact the GGD or a doctor for advice about what you will need. Contact your insurer in regards to redeeming money for this. Please bring your vaccinations booklet with you on the trip so you can prove you have the right vaccinations. If you want to travel through other parts of Zambia, you might need other vaccinations.
Is my fundraising monitored?
After registering as a participant, the organization tracks the money you raise. Once every week the site is refreshed so you can see your new amount.
What is the AHX IBAN?
The IBAN number of the African Hockey Experience is: NL 10 ABNA 0428 3538 35 t.n.v. 'Stichting Hockey Dreams'