Indian Women’s Hockey Team Raises Rs 20 Lakh To Help People Affected By COVID-19

The Indian women’s hockey team has raised Rs twenty lakh via an eighteen-working day exercise problem in an try to assist the lousy and migrant workers, whose livelihood has been affected due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The raised amount of money will be contributed to feeding extra than 1,000 people. The team had introduced an eighteen-working day exercise problem, starting up April 17 to elevate money for the charity. The problem concluded on May possibly 3. While the problem aimed to elevate crowdfunding for the bring about, the motion also inspired people to use this possibility to adapt to an lively life-style for the duration of the nationwide lockdown.

Reflecting on the exact same, Indian team skipper Rani Rampal stated the response was “genuinely mind-boggling” and thanked anyone who took element in the initiative.

“The response we have obtained was genuinely mind-boggling. Persons, particularly Indian hockey fans from across the globe took element in the problem and contributed for the bring about. On behalf of the Indian Women Team, I would like to thank anyone who took element in this initiative to assist the lousy,” Rampal stated in a assertion.

“It was heartening to see many Hockey India Member Units, legends and former India hockey players clearly show their aid by getting element in this initiative and we are actually grateful,” she extra.

All through the initiative, each working day a participant gave a new problem and tagged ten people on their social media handles to get up the problem and donate Rs a hundred to the fundraiser.

Indian team vice-captain Savita stated she hardly ever predicted these kinds of an “enormous” outcome.

“In the beginning when we talked about this problem with our Chief Coach and recognized how on line fundraiser operates, we did not assume that the outcome would be so enormous. But we observed people”s aid grow working day-by-working day. Lots of of them would deliver us messages and patted our backs for getting this up and it inspired us extra,” Savita stated.

“We would also like to thank Hockey India and our Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne and total aid staff for backing us in this initiative which we felt extremely strongly about because most of us in the team come from extremely tough economical backgrounds,” she extra.