What if we told you, we can actually make a difference through the power of sport?

A better future through hockey.

We develop sustainable hockey communities: the hockey pitch provides a background for local learning opportunities. Coaches and kids from communities with challenging circumstances come together through their shared passion for the hockey sport.

Together they play, share, learn and grow. We are there to assist youth in realizing their ambitions for a better future. The players and coaches of today, gain the confidence and competences to be the game changers of tomorrow. With education as our top priority.

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Hockey Dreams School

Meet the Coaches: Zambian Coach Jackson

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes. Meet the coaches In ‘Meet the coaches’ we present the true heroes of Hockey Dreams. The coaches combine education and…
Hockey Dreams Give them another day at school

Give them another day at school.

Education for all. Many of us believe in education for all. In Zambia, however, only 42% of students are enrolled in secondary education (UNICEF) whilst…

Back on the pitch again!

Back on the pitch again! It was the third weekend of November in 2020. A special one.. After a long time of not being able…
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Our stories

What drives our coaches, how do they develop themselves and what is their dream? These are the stories of our coaches Martha and Shadrick.

They both had a rough start, but are now making their way through life within the Hockey Dreams community.

The story of Shadrick Katele

The story of Martha Kalomo

Our reach


Coaches in our Academy


Kids participating in weekly clinics (and counting!)


Reusable hockey sticks shipped


Local schools and projects linked to our programmes
Hockey Dreams Maria Verschoor Zambia

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With your help, we can keep supporting our coaches and kids. No matter how big or small the donation is.