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Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

1.      Tell us about yourself My name is Pierre Schelameur, I am 23 years old. I am French-American. I grew up in Paris and moved to the US for my Bachelor’s degree. I studied International Development…
Thread of Hope: Ibtesam

Thread of Hope: Ibtesam

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
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.…
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…
Welcome our new Ambassador: Ainsley about the World

Welcome our new Ambassador: Ainsley about the World

We would like to extend a grand welcoming to our first in the series of many #GiveHope ambassador, Ainsley about the World. Ainsley, a travel blogger from New Zealand was in Lebanon back last May and…
A Profile of a Teacher: Abdullah Al-Hussein

A Profile of a Teacher: Abdullah Al-Hussein

Abdullah Al-Hussein has been teaching at the SB Overseas Bukra Ahla school and center in Beyrouth since 2016. As part of the staff since October 2016, he mainly teaches Arabic and Mathematics for Years One…
Come SWAP with us on Saturday!

Come SWAP with us on Saturday!

Spring season is about to arrive in Brussels and we would like to help you with cleaning out your wardrobe! Well, not only that, but also… We would like to bring you back to the…
Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

SB Overseas is launching its second annual #GiveHope campaign. Last year, thanks to your support, we managed to enable 1180 children to attend school in Lebanon. This year, our aim is to surpass that achievement…
How I fell in love with teaching through SB OverSeas

How I fell in love with teaching through SB OverSeas

Last summer, I quit my job and left for the Middle East to learn Arabic and volunteer. It wasn’t an easy choice, and it was one that I mulled over for a long amount of…
Exhibition at La Monnaie event tells stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Exhibition at La Monnaie event tells stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

BRUSSELS, 24th May 2017 A selection of paintings drawn by Syrian refugee girls participating in SB Overseas’ programmes in Lebanon were exhibited at the “Sounds of Longing” variety show organised by La Monnaie, the Belgian…