Project news

1MHL Social Projects

With proud we invite you to have look at our website specially focussed on the social projects.  Please link HERE. Next to our vission, mission and our latest updates on the social projects,  you will also find information about how you as person, company or hockeyclub can contribute to our program.

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NTHA Grassroots program

One Million Hockey Legs is proud of all its projects. But our best practice is in Khunti, Jharkhand. In the tribal belt of India. The region is rural and economically disadvantaged. We, as One Million Hockey Legs, cannot say different that that the region is beautiful and hockey is popular from origin.

At the end of 2016 about 4000 children join, on a weekly basis, training sessions that are given by the 40 trainers/coaches (Master Trainers) that are educated by One Million Hockey Legs in a “train the trainer”/ “coach the coach” courses. In cooperation with the local NGO CInI, also our organizational partner, we have set up a social and life skill program that is designed specifically for this area and its needs.

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Join us at the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018 Bhubaneswar

FJBovelander with world Cup

In December 2018 we visited the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar India. Despite the disappointing seventh place for the Netherlands it was great being there and seeing many great matches in the Kalinga Stadium. Congrats to the Indian team with winning Bronze!

At the same time, we took this opportunity to do research at different event locations in the Bhubaneswar area. As One Million Hockey Legs is organizing a trip for hockey fans to the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 in Bhubaneswar, India.

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One Million Hockey Legs / Bovenlander Hockey Academy zoekt:

Technische Direkteur voor de NAVAL TATA HOCKEY ACADEMY in Jamshedpur, Jharkand, India (Parttime).

Vanaf juni opent de Naval Tata Hockey Academy in Jamshedpur een Center of Excellence waar, in het eerste jaar, 25 talenten (jongens) zich kunnen ontwikkelen tot professionele hockeyers. 

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Business news

Mahindra & Meljol 1MHL Project

ONE MILLION HOCKEY LEGS (1MHL) Mahindra partners with the Bovelander Hockey Academy to support the 1MHL campaign

In support of the 1MHL campaign, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. – Auto, Farm & Agri Sector designed the Nashik Hockey Tournament – 12 Schools 24 Teams 2 months of Hockey Training 1 Hockey Tournament. The Nashik Hockey Tournament culminated after a week’s ‘Train the Trainer’ Program by the Bovelander Hockey Academy for the 12 Coaches followed by a rigorous two months in-school training. The program was closely monitored by Miss Supriya Gangurde, State and National Level Hockey Player, Coach – under 15 Girls Hockey Clubs and Coach for K N Kela Hockey Team. NGO Partner, MelJol closely monitored the program while delivering execution excellence.

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Network Event at Veda (Scheveningen)

At Veda & Lounge at the Grand Amrath Kurhaus we wined and dined with our One Million Hockey Legs friends and partners. Thank you Mr Venu Rajamony for you warm words. This recently opened Restaurant was the perfect spot to bring our Inian and Dutch friends together.

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Interessant artikel in FD

Ook het Financieel Dagblad is het niet ontgaan wat er rond hockey in India gebeurt en welke interessante business links dat kan opleveren.

Holland meets Pune festival

Pune, 2016

At the occasion of Holland meets Pune, witnessed by the Ambassador and the Consul General of the Netherlands, a range of business people from the Netherlands and India, plus hundreds of inhabitants of Pune, several clinics took place at a small pitch in the centre of the beautiful Phoenix Mall in Pune. 

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