Category Archives for Press Releases

Finding a new home in Lebanon

Finding a new home in Lebanon

Every two months international volunteers come from all over the world to teach at SB’s non-formal education centres in Beirut or Saida, as they join our Lebanon Volunteering Programme. Recently, some of our wonderful volunteers told…
Give your CLOTHES UP for a good cause

Give your CLOTHES UP for a good cause

Give your clothes a second life in the hands of refugees in need Originally published in the Brussels Express. CLOTHESUP gives you the opportunity to declutter your wardrobe to give clothing you want to give…
Improv games empower refugee youth, builds bonds

Improv games empower refugee youth, builds bonds

How do you learn about someone when you don’t speak the same language? Or come from the same culture? Many people would find this to be a demanding task. How do you overcome it? In…
‘Just Married’ Amara’s Story

‘Just Married’ Amara’s Story

Amara lives in the Saida shelter in Lebanon and she was a star student in SB OverSeas’ classes, until she no longer could come to school. She got married, pregnant, had a miscarriage and got…
Rosa’s Student: A Story of Strength

Rosa’s Student: A Story of Strength

By Rosa Heinen Any person who were to visit the center here in Saida would most likely think that it looks like a regular school, with regular children. With classes going on as usual and…
THREAD OF HOPE Campaign Report

THREAD OF HOPE Campaign Report

In August, we started a fundraising campaign called ‘Thread of Hope’, placing focus on our Women Empowerment Programme, a significant component of which are the sewing classes. During one of the regular field visits, SB…
Emergency Aid to Arsal Settlements During Lebanon Storms

Emergency Aid to Arsal Settlements During Lebanon Storms

BEIRUT, Lebanon– Since our campaign started at the beginning of January, your support has helped families survive the freezing temperatures and snowfall: Against the backdrop of the snowcapped Anti-Lebanon mountains and pillowy white storm clouds…
Francesca’s Brussels Bucket List

Francesca’s Brussels Bucket List

Hello everyone, My name is Francesca and I am a bubbly Italian, landed in Brussels in September 2018. I moved here after completing a dreadful – but extremely constructive – master’s degree at the University…
URGENT Call: Aarsal

URGENT Call: Aarsal

Urgent appeal: We are counting on you to help the 70.000 Syrian refugees threatened by snowstorms, floods and colds in Lebanon Brussels, Belgium – at the foot of the snow-covered massif of Anti-Lebanon and under…
URGENT CALL: Arsal Storm Crisis

URGENT CALL: Arsal Storm Crisis

We are counting on you to help the 70,000 Syrian refugees in danger from snow storms, flooding and freezing in Lebanon BRUSSELS, Belgium – Against the backdrop of the snowcapped Anti-Lebanon mountains and pillowy white…