Thank You to everyone who has been a part of the events listed below! We could not do what we do without you.

Thank You to everyone who has attended an ASA fundraising event! We hope you enjoyed yourself and will join us again.

Thank You to all the helpers behind the scenes of every event we put on.




Used Book Sale

Sponsored by the Magical Cafe. We raised CHF 260.00 selling reading material for kids with curious minds! Thank You to Yannick Awcock!

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Raising Multilingual Children

A talk by Joy Pénard, speech & language pathologist at Ahead With English in Riehen. Thank you to Joy for giving a second speech for ASA. Thank you also to those who attended and supported the children in Rio!

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Quiz Night in Leymen

A super night was had by all at the L'Ange Restaurant in Leymen - with tricky questions, delicious food and a fun competitive atmosphere! Thank you to all those who bravely came to pit their wits against fellow teams and who gave very generously too.

We raised at least CHF 1'300 - Incredible!

Huge thank you to Sjoukje and Claire for organizing, to Richard our Quiz master for keeping us all in order and to the friendly staff at L'Ange. We'd like to make this an annual event - so look out for the next quiz night!




Multilingualism - Myths & Realities, Questions and Answers

Held at Ahead With English school, Therwil with Joy Pénard, a trained speech-language pathologist. Thank you to Joy for giving us a fascinating insight into the research and findings of multilingualism in children. Thank you also to those who came and asked such interesting questions - a very informative and enjoyable evening which helped raise money for ASA. A must go to when Joy talks again for us - highly recommended for all parents!

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Craft & Chat at Ahead With English school in Therwil hosted by Pallavi Roe

Over 25 people came and made beautiful Holiday cards and enjoyed Mulled wine and a wonderful Apéro supplied by our super supporters! Thank you to Pallavi and her helpers for providing some great creative ideas to inspire us and raise money for ASA.

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Afternoon Tea and Tour at Kloster Mariastein - Round 2!

With beautiful weather, wonderful company and the generosity of the helpers, bakers, musicians, Father Armin and the monastery and of course all who came and bought tickets, this latest fundraising event was another success!

Special Thanks to Father Armin, Lisa Falcigno, Sophie's Cupcakes and to the Musicians: Dimitri Gamboni, Yann Hauri and Emil Schuler. Also to all our helpers and those behind the scenes.

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Sponsored Spelling Event at Ahead With English school

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The whole school participated in a sponsored spell event, collecting money for every correctly spelled word the children had learned.

The school raised a FANTASTIC total of CHF 4'303.90 for ASA!

A big thank you to the children, teachers, friends and families of the school for their hard work and generosity in making this such a successful fundraiser.

A wonderful example of children helping other children through education.



BASAID awarded ASA a grant in may of 2017 to buy furniture supplies and school materials for our English classroom at the UMPMRS Daycare center in Rocinha.

Thank you for your support BASAID!!!

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Afternoon Tea and Tour at Kloster Mariastein

Our heartfelt thank you to Father Kilian for the enlightening tour of Mariastein, and to Nurit Reuveni for setting the mood on the piano.

For their generous raffle prize donations, a special thank you to: Hair & Nail Company, Polish Pottery, Bergli Books, Petra Arida.


And special thank you to Spielzeugmuseum Riehen for their generous loan of china and to Sophie's Cupcakes for her delicious cupcakes


We raised CHF 2'000!




Fundraising Dinner with Capoeira and Caipirinhas

This event was a great success. With your support and very generous donations we managed to raise over CHF 6'000This is enough to fund our current project in Rio for over 6 months. If you weren't able to attend please make a donation.

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Children's Fun Activity Parcour at Kids Camp International School

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We had lots of fun with our Activity Parcour and a huge thanks to the children for collecting and telling jokes to raise money for us too!

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Caipirinhas and pão de queijo

We were excited to be at the ISB International Fair in Reinach.

Thank you to everyone who visited and supported our stand at the ISB Fair on Saturday.  Also a big Thank you to Lima for making incredible Caipirinhas all day long!

We made money and new friends for ASA too.

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Children's Fun Activity Parcour

We were delighted to attend the Ahead With English School 10 year anniversary celebration. The children had lots of fun knocking cans over among other activities.

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Fundraising Auction

Our Auction highlighted the FUN in FUNdraising with live music, an apéro, and light-hearted bidding on some fabulous items – including a one-year subscription to Basel Life Magazine, paintings by local artists, tickets to the Basel Symphony, Pathé Movie Theaters, an FCB game, cooking classes, Polish Pottery and much, much more.  


Thank you to our generous donors!!!

Thank you to our generous guests!!! 

Thank you to Ahead With English for paying the rental fee for the Aula and for sponsoring the apéro!!! 

With your help we raised CHF 7'000 and all of these funds will be used in Rio de Janeiro to benefit the children in Rocinha.

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Some of the beautiful items that were donated to the auction.

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Handwoven shawl and scarves by Maria Sachs.

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Oil on canvas painting by Marianne Steiner.

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International School of Basel, Switzerland

Children had a great time painting works of art on rocks and trying their luck at hitting the target on the catapult to win a chocolate kiss.

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