Save the date : Christmas lottery


The famous Christmas lottery of SERGE BETSEN ACADEMY comes two years after its last edition!

It will take place, as usual, in Biarritz on Sunday, January 25th 2014. Save the date in your diaries!

CALL FOR DONATIONS: we start looking for lots. Thank you to send us an email if you wish to contribute to the success of the event by offering us endowments to win.



Donation: St. James’s Place (UK)



Thanks to St. James’s Place (England) for this donation!


Madagascar : Some news from Marianina

One of our favorites, Marianina in Madagascar, sends us some news of their projects.

Here are some pictures of the parents of college students in Marianina at work to begin at the tail the foundations of the third building.

According to the traditions of the country, for the laying of the first foundation stone by the representative of the mayor, a small ceremony was held in the presence of officials and village elders.

The SBA has contributed to this project to build the third building financing € 2,500 which will be used to purchase materials: stones, bricks, cement, etc … for the progress of the construction.

We will keep you informed of the progress of the project!


Bangangté : Repair of the well thanks to ALBOAN

Through a financial grant from the charity ALBOAN (, the center of Bangangté was able to repair his well. Other projects are under consideration.

The occasion also to give the jerseys used during 10 years in Bayonne.



Video : 10th anniversary of SBA


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Donation : A huge thank to the Group ARNO

The SBA has received a donation of materials which makes the difference for the children.

We sincerely thank the Cameroonian company Group ARNO who generously provided our centres with more than 600 notebooks, hundreds of pens, chalks, slates, exercise book covers and math instruments kits for the start of the school year.  This donation represents an important help for the children and their families as this period of the year is always very hard to face.