Events

Calendar of events

Here you can find information about which events are going to take place in the near future. We would be pleased to welcome you at one of these occasions.

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EVENTS 2019:

Date

Place

Event

5th Mai, 2019

Steckborn

Africa Africa, Adventure Afternoon in Steckborn and Film:
Flyer in German

 

 

 

15.-30.06.2019

 

 

 

Baltic Sea

 

Charity Rally “Baltic Sea Circle 2019”

7500 km, 10 countries, 16 days in a car, which is older than

20 years! Two friends from Switzerland participate at the charity race and collect for Chance for Children.

Thank you very much and have a save trip!

Homepage

 

10th August,
2019

 

15th August, 2019

Ilanz

 

Vaduz

 

City Feast in Ilanz with market

 

Sales and information booth on public holiday (Staatsfeiertag) from noon to midnight

 

16th August, 2019

 

Rapperswil

 

7 pm: General Meeting members Association Chance for Children

In the Protestant center (Evangelischen Zentrum)

 

18th August, 2019

 

Lichtensteig

 

Loreto-Kapellfest 2019: service, 10.30 am in front of the Loreto Chapel. Musical participation of the choir community Lichtensteig-Oberhelfenschwil. Afterwards lunch and meeting with Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah

 

22nd August, 2019

Heerbrugg

7.30pm in the Catholic parish hall Heerbrugg

Lecture “Making children in Ghana a new future”

Speakers: Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah, director of “Chance for Children” in Accra and Walti Riklin, Untereggen, President: Ghana Help, theme evening with pictures, personal impressions, lots of information, craft sales and meeting.

 

24th August,

2019

 

Gommiswald

18.30pm: Ecumenical service in the parish church with Jürg Wüst, Martin Jud and Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah, afterwards time for meeting in the Pfarreizentrum

28th August,

2019

 

Zürich

 

Dinner for street children with top chef Christian Züger, details follow

 

27th September 2019

Kriens

 

Charity Concert Andrew Bond

Place: Pfarrei St. Fraziskus (SENTI)

Hackenrainstrasse 2

6010 Kriens

17:00 to 18.00 pm

 

2nd November,

2019

 

30th Nov to 1st

Dec, 2019

Mellingen

 

 

Gommiswald

10 am – 4 pm: Handicraft sale in Ladekafi Fundus, Bahnhofstrasse 47, 5507 Mellingen

 

 

Christmas Market in Gommiswald

 

29th Nov to 1st Dec, 2019

 

Zürich

 

Wollishofer Christmas market, selling candles under the motto “Es Liechtli für es Straßenchind”

 

6th Deember,

2019

Mellingen

 

4 – 9 pm: Handicraft sale at the Chlausmärt

 

7th December,

2019

Amriswil

7pm:  In the parish house

Celebration: Children and youth worship of the Protestant church. (Https://www.evang-amriswil.ch/celebration)

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PAST EVENTS:

Sunday, 28th of October 2018

Accra International Marathon

The Ghana Mountaneers are raising funds for Chance for Children at the International Marathon in Accra!
We will be present with a information and product stall.

Please find more Information here:

Accra International Marathon

Marathon Charity Ghana Mountaineers

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Saturday, 3rd November 2018

fun&run 4 Street children in Accra, Ghana

 

Flyer_fun&run4streetchildren_2018

 

Sign up now! All details to the run and registration form here: 

Kids’ sponsor run

Registration 5km/10km Run

Registration kids’ football tournament

 

 

 

News

Watch our new video
“20 years empowering
street children”:

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Some impressions of our 
20th anniversary event in
Gommiswald:

More photos here

 

Milestones

1999: Registration as International NGO

2000: Support of children in the family house of Amon in La

2001: Construction and occupation of the Boys Home in Hebron

2002: Construction of drum and wood workshop in Hebron

2005: House in La becomes the Girls Home, House Hebron becomes Boys Home.

2008: Inauguration of Drop-In Centre in Jamestown

2009: Opening of Girls’ Home in Jamestown

2011: Opening of Girls’ Home in Hebron

2012: Opening of second Girls’ Home in Hebron

2013: Opening of third Girls’ Home in Hebron

2014: 15th anniversary of Chance for Children

2015: Opening of the new Drop-In Centre in Abossey Okai

2017: Focus on reintegration of children

2019: Formation of Foundation Chance for Children