Activity Report

NOVEMBER 2018

OCTOBER 2018

  • Participation in an Informative Session on the "New Legal Support Regime for Associative Movements" at the Portuguese Embassy in Bern.

SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Presentation of PAJE - Platform for Support of Ex-Sheltered Young People at the Portuguese Catholic Mission of Central Switzerland: Erstfeld parish;
  • Offer of a roasted piglet by ‘Casa dos Leitões de Angeja’ on behalf of PAJE. Raffles provide EUR 210.00 directly delivered to PAJE;
  • "Solidarity Event - Mountain Biking / Hiking”, to collect food supplies for the Association ACREDITAR. Portuguese designer Carlos Silva, from Angeja-Aveiro, creates and offers the images for the event to our organization;
  • Presentation of PAJE - Platform for Support of Ex-Sheltered Young People at the Berna-Solothurn Portuguese Catholic Mission: parish of Solothurn;
  • Offer of oral hygiene kits by GABA SCHWEIZ - Elmex, Colgate-Palmolive, Meridol for our campaign;
  • Supply of toothbrushes by TRISA for our awareness campaign of oral hygiene;
  • Meeting with the National Coordinator of the Pastoral of Portuguese-Speaking Migrations, Fr. Aloísio Araújo, to present the "Meeting on Domestic Violence" to be held in Switzerland next year.

AUGUST 2018

  • Supply of toothpaste kits by TRYBOL for our awareness campaign for oral hygiene;
  • Support of HOTEL ESTALAGEM DA PATEIRA DE FERMENTELOS by creating jobs for young people accompanied by PAJE;
  • Donation of EUR 250,00 to COVA DO MAR for children's internal activities insurance;
  • Meeting with Ambassador António Ricoca Freire and Social Attachée Ester Vargas Silva at the Embassy of Portugal in Bern for the presentation of the "Meeting on Domestic Violence” to be held in Switzerland next year.

JULY 2018

  • Our friend Sandra Bela Mota, through the Communication Department of Grupo Desportivo de Chaves, offers a G.D.C. jersey signed by the team to be auctioned on behalf of PAJE;
  • Donation of EUR 250,00 to COVA DO MAR – Center for slum children and youths in Trafaria – Almada, Portugal, to purchase sport articles and support day-to-day needs. www.covadomar.pt

JUNE 2018

  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Fribourg.

MAY 2018

  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, La Chaux de Fonds.

APRIL 2018

  • General Meeting.
  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Thun, Interlaken, Bern and Biel/Bienne.

MARCH 2018

  • Manuela Souto und Kurt Bättig visit the institution PAJE, Coimbra, Portugal.
  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Emmen.
  • Benefit dinner with tombola in faveur of PAJE, in "Casa do Benfica", Geneva.

FEBRUARY 2018

  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Schenkon/Sursee and Baar.
  • Fernando Lau has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).

DECEMBER 2017

  • Donation of CHF 3.580,00 to PAJE forwarded.

NOVEMBER 2017

  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Sierre, Martigny, Sion, Basel and Geneva.
  • 20 computers, clothes and shoes for Osteuropahilfe.

OCTOBER 2017

  • „PAJE presentation“, Roman Catholic Portuguese Church, Neuchâtel and Murten//Morat.
  • Manuela Souto Abreu has given to the newspaper GAZETA LUSÓFONA an interview.
  • Furniture, clothes and shoes for Osteuropahilfe.

AUGUST 2017

  • Barbecue in Krienseregg, Kriens.

JUNE 2017

  • Furniture, clothes, shoes and children toys for CMGA representative in Angeja-Aveiro.

MAY 2017

  • General Meeting

APRIL 2017

MARCH 2017

  • Baby changing table and baby clothes for PAJE.
  • Furniture, clothes, shoes and children toys for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.

FEBRUARY 2017

  • Fernando Lau has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).

JANUARY 2017

  • Carlos Silva, from Angeja-Aveiro (P) designed and present us the "Help us to help!" event images.

OCTOBER 2016

  • Combined baby carriage, baby bed, etc., for PAJE.
  • Children's toys, baby carriages, car seats, clothes, shoes, household linen, furniture, etc., for Os Pioneiros.

JULY 2016

  • Furniture for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • Clothes, shoes, children toys and dishes for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.

JUNE 2016

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: children furniture, toys, stroller, car child seats, clothes, shoes, oven and a TV in favor of Creche Helena Albuquerque Quadros.
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, toys and deck chairs for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • General Meeting

MAY 2016

  • STUDY TRIP PORTUGAL - Board, Members and Friends visit the institutions with which CHANGE MIND - GLOBAL AID works, LOCAL COUNCIL of ANGEJA - AVEIRO, CRECHE HELENA DE ALBUQUERQUE QUADROS, OS PIONEIROS, ACREDITAR (House in Coimbra), COMISSÃO MELHORAMENTOS of AGUDA and MUNICIPALITY FIGUEIRÓ DOS VINHOS.

APRIL 2016

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, dishes and baby stroller  for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • Clothes, shoes and children toys for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.
  • Manuela Souto has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).
  • Project "1 Room, 1 Year, 1 Family". Donation of  9.000,00 to ACREDITAR forwarded.

MARCH 2016

DECEMBER 2016

  • Carlos Silva, from Angeja-Aveiro designed and present us the crowdfunding project images.

NOVEMBER 2015

  • Start of Crowdfunding Project to support ACREDITAR. http://www.100-days.net/en/projekt/1-bedroom-1-year-1-family
  • Manuela Souto has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).
  • Participation at a Crowdfunding workshop.
  • Musician and author ANT DA SILVA donates 50% of the proceeds of his book “Ant Mitos Urbanos… ou Assim…” and the CD D’age, “Histórias Curtas – Ao Vivo”.

OCTOBER 2015

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, dishes, clothes, shoes and children toys for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, dishes, clothes, shoes and children toys for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

AUGUST 2015

  • Stove for Sofia's Home: donation of 266,90 to municipality of Figueiró dos Vinhos forwarded.

JULY 2015

  • Donation from the company OUTLET MOVEIS in Brugg: furniture for Sofia's Home in Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, home acessoires, clothes, shoes and children toys for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

JUNE 2015

  • Children toys, clothes, shoes and dishes for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.
  • Donation from the company CARAN D'ACHE: Crayons, pencils and pens forwarded to ACREDITAR.
  • The biker association TERRIVEIS PARALELO from Angeja, Aveiro, P organise the event "1kg - 1liter of non-perishable food to support ACREDITAR".

APRIL 2015

  • General Meeting

MARCH 2015

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, dishes, clothes, shoes, children toys and baby stroller for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

JANUARY 2015

  • Donation of 1.100,00 to ACREDITAR forwarded.

DECEMBER 2014

  • Sale of the picture of Neusa Sobrinho Amtsfeld for CHF 1'000.00.
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, housewares, clothes, shoes and children toys for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

NOVEMBER 2014

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, baby strollers, furniture and housewares for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

OCTOBER 2014

  • Neusa Sobrinho Amtsfeld, a painter from Mannheim donates us a picture for sale.

AUGUST 2014

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, household appliances, household linen, clothes and shoes for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

JUNE 2014

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: baby stroller, children toys, furniture, clothes, shoes and electrical appliances for Creche Helena de Albuquerque Quadros.
  • Multifunction Printer send to Cáritas Diocesana de Aveiro.
  • Bed linen for Comissão de Melhoramentos da Freguesia de Aguda.
  • Manuela Souto has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).

MAY 2014

  • General Meeting
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: children toys, clothes and electrical appliances for Creche Helena de Albuquerque Quadros.

APRIL 2014

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: children toys, sports equipment, clothes, shoes, furniture for Creche Helena de Albuquerque Quadros.

MARCH 2014

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, children toys and furniture for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

JANUARY 2014

  • Manuela Souto has given an interview at the radio station ARC EN CIEL (program PLURIEL).

NOVEMBER 2013

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: furniture, electrical appliances, clothes, shoes, children toys and rice for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • The Board visited on November 17, the Portuguese mass in the parish church of Emmen. Pastor Aloísio introduced our organization and Manuela Souto Abreu could explain our previous activities. Then we distributed our brochures.

OCTOBER 2013

SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, toys, and rice for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.

AUGUST 2013 

  • Swiss food company present us 200 kg of rice, which we forward to the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • Manuela Souto has given to the newspaper GAZETA LUSÓFONA an interview.

JULY 2013

  • Transport of humanitarian aid: toys, clothes and shoes for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • The organization of Maria Corações Portugal from Mainz / DE collects in cooperation with CHANGE MIND - GLOBAL AID, clothes, shoes and toys for the Creche Helena Albuquerque Quadros.

JUNE 2013

  • Participation with a stand at the cultural festival ''meeting of cultures" in Wohlen AG.
  • Deat of a young woman and mother: Donations collection of over CHF 7'500.00.
  • Donation from the company CARAN D'ACHE: 3000 Crayons forwarded to ACREDITAR.

MAY 2013

  • Officialy founding of CHANGE MIND – GLOBAL AID.
  • Paulo Tanoeiro, painter from Angeja, Aveiro designed and present us the organization`s logo.
  • José Pinto, composer and guitarist from Brussels present us 10 Fado songs for sale (in development).
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, toys, sofas, washing machine, freezer, chairs and crockery for the municipal social department Figueiró dos Vinhos.
  • Cristina Semblano, literary figure from Paris present us 10 copies of her book "O Murmúrio do Poço" for sell.

APRIL 2013 

  • Meeting for the preparation and establishment of an organization for the support of needy people and institutions in Portugal. Naming and statutes.
  • Transport of humanitarian aid: clothes, shoes, toys, strollers, wheelchairs, dishes etc. in favor of Creche Helena Albuquerque Quadros.