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Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

First published in Brussels Express on 14 November. Written by Niki Papadogiannakis. “This was the best football match in my life ever,” an ecstatic rain-drenched goalkeeper exclaimed to the group gathered on a pitch. It…
International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

To mark International Day of the Girl, 11th October 2018, we wanted to draw attention to one of our teachers who was married young and following the outbreak of the Syrian conflict, found herself in…
SB OverSeas speaks at Conference on Non-formal Education in the Middle East and North Africa

SB OverSeas speaks at Conference on Non-formal Education in the Middle East and North Africa

12 September 2018 Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut  Written by Caroline Bullen, Communications and Development Officer in Beirut The Syrian conflict has not only caused significant loss of life and livelihoods…
Child Marriage in the Refugee Community: ‘A desperate response born out of desperate circumstances’

Child Marriage in the Refugee Community: ‘A desperate response born out of desperate circumstances’

  In light of World Refugee Day, SB OverSeas had the opportunity to speak at the European Parliament on the increasing rise of child marriage in the refugee camps in Lebanon. The event was opened…
SB Espoir: Iftar with the American Embassy

SB Espoir: Iftar with the American Embassy

Last night, SB OverSeas and youth from the Red Cross Belgium attended an Iftar dinner hosted by the American Embassy in Belgium. The event took place in Allee du Kaai, a former warehouse now turned…
Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

This year’s SB annual fundraising dinner was held at the glitzy Salle Mille et Une Nuit. With tables set and food prepared, we were ready to welcome our guests. The guest were escourted to their…
SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

Written by Emilie Le Barbanchon, Intern at SB OverSeas Two weeks ago, employees from PricewaterhouseCoopers joined the SB OverSeas team in Machelen to take part in loading the container for Lebanon as part of our ‘25 tonnes…
Colours of Hope Arts and Crafts Showcase

Colours of Hope Arts and Crafts Showcase

Written by Nura Jaafar, Communications Officer for SB OverSeas Lebanon On Friday the 27th of April, SB OverSeas Lebanon swapped its classrooms for the ‘Colours of Hope’ Arts and Crafts Showcase at T-Marbouta restaurant in Hamra Beirut.…
“Education closest thing to magic you can give a child”

“Education closest thing to magic you can give a child”

On Tuesday, SB OverSeas got the opportunity to meet the magician Dynamo and President of TheirWorld Sarah Brown, who are advocating for the right of education for every Syrian child. We were invited by Linda McAvan, a…
SB OverSeas represents at the American University of Beirut

SB OverSeas represents at the American University of Beirut

This week, our team in Lebanon got to meet many eager and enthusiastic university students at the NGO fair organised by the American University of Beirut (AUB) in collaboration with Saint Joseph University (USJ). This fair aimed to…