When does the AHX take place in 2020?
July 3-13 2019. 10 days in Uganda + travel time to Uganda.
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 email@example.com.
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
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. The organization of the AHX ensures that you have a place to sleep. You pay the costs of the overnight stays yourself on location. The costs of the bookings are always in consultation with the participants.
Is it possible to stay in Uganda after the AHX?
Yes, after the AHX you could stay longer in Uganda or Africa. Let us know in advance if you are planning to stay longer.
How can I raise €1.250?
After your registration you will receive a toolkit with logos, a poster, photos and a toolkit on how to raise funds. They can help you raise as much money as possible. You can do well through your friends, family, companies and through all kinds of promotions. Your hockey club in particular might like the goal. Organize promotions here and activate others to help you.
Why do I pay a €50 entry fee?
With the registration fee we pay the costs for the administration, promotional material, information meetings, the website etc.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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?
Municipal Health Services can provide you with advice about which immunizations you will need. Keep in mind Uganda has malaria and therefore you will need appropriate medication. Contact the MHS or a doctor for advice about what you will need. Contact your insurer to check if they cover the costs. 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 Uganda and Africa, you might need other vaccinations.
Is my fundraising monitored?
After registering as a participant, the organization tracks the money you raise. You can see the live updated amount on your PIF page and on this website.
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'