Project #7404

Mann Deshi Champions (Sports Program)

by Mann Deshi Foundation
Jan 16, 2012

Mann deshi Champions (Champions Sports Program)

Girls playing "Team Sports (Holding Hands)" match
Girls playing "Team Sports (Holding Hands)" match

Dear Mann Deshi Donors and Supporters,

Good News!! That Mann Deshi Champion has been able to send two girls to participate on state level tournament.  Mann Deshi Champion (MDC), Sports program, has organized sports camps.  In November MDC has organized sports camps to provide a safe & sound, and Skill-focused experience for kids between the ages of 8 and 17.   Mann Deshi Champion offers  +12 different sports:  Athletics, Kabaddi (Hand Holding match),  Flag Football, Basketball, Tennis,  Golf, Volleyball,  Kho-Kho, Karate, Boxing, traditional Indian sports like Mallakhamb, Roap-Mallakhamb, Track & Field, and a special Multi Sport camp where kids get the free basic and advanced training including food and accommodation.

Mann Deshi Champion is under the expert care of our sports camp coaches, kids not only learn individual, sport-oriented skills, but also develop individually and collectively, learning teamwork and building character and life skills through sports.

  More and more children’s are participating from different villages surrounding Mhaswad such as Dhuldev, Dhokmod, Kharewadi, Pulkoti, Virkarwadi, Devapur, Bangarwadi and Mhaswad. 

In November, 2011 MDC has organized Marathon event (800 mtrs) where 350 children’s (both boys and girls) were participated from all over Satara District.  Out of this 100 children’s were selected for 10 days camp which was arranged in January, 2012.  In this camp children’s were given advanced training by expert coach.  All the arrangements for their food and lodging were itself made by Mann Deshi.  After this training out of 100 children’s best 40 players were selected.  And these 40 players are getting advanced skills training from Mann Deshi Champion.  Mann Deshi has also sponsored T-shirts, Shoes, Sports kits, Sweaters and blankets to the talented under privileged player. 

Mann Deshi Champion is planning to send 10 best players out of the 40 above for “Krida Prabodhini Academy, Balewadi, Pune” to create champions at national level.  Krida Probodhini will provide both short term and long term training programmes ranging from 15 day courses to residential yearly training.  The distance learning program will involve 100 days training at Balewadi.  It will adopt a few top players who will get free training in the academy including free stay, free traveling and free equipment.  Krida Probodhini also develops their own team with the selected candidates and sends them in to participate in various tournaments. 

Additionally, Mann Deshi Champion is organizing “Mini-Marathon Event” on 22nd January, 2012.  Children’s from the range of 10 years can participate in this event.  Even adults can participate in this event.  Awards of Rs.1,50,000 will be given to the winners in 6 categories.

Next, Mann Deshi Champion is planning to initiate instruction on “KUSHTI” a traditional Indian wrestling for rural girls and boys.

Thank you to all the donors and supporters.  Mann Deshi appreciates its donors support.


Thank you very much again !





Little Champs while doing Long Jump
Little Champs while doing Long Jump

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Mann Deshi Foundation

Location: Mhaswad, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Chetna Sinha
Mhaswad, Maharashtra India

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