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Thread of Hope: L’histoire de Inas

Thread of Hope: L’histoire de Inas

Une femme habillée modestement, au doux visage entouré d’un hijab, s’assoit à côté de moi. Le bourdonnement des élèves dans les classes avoisinantes se fait entendre, alors que nous nous sourions l’une à l’autre. Nous…
Thread of Hope: Inas’ Story

Thread of Hope: Inas’ Story

A kind-faced woman, modestly clothed in a dress and hijab, sat next to me. Surrounded by the hum of student chatter from the classrooms nearby, we smiled and greeted each other in the psychologist’s office…
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…
Thread of Hope : L’histoire d’Ibtesam

Thread of Hope : L’histoire d’Ibtesam

« Thread of Hope » est une campagne que nous avons lancée pour collecter des fonds pour acheter de nouvelles machines à coudre. Ceci sont pour les femmes avec lesquelles nous travaillons au Liban, car…
SB OverSeas choisie comme association caritative de l’année

SB OverSeas choisie comme association caritative de l’année

« Maintenant, je veux commencer à m’aider … nos parents n’ont pas essayé de nous éduquer.  Maintenant, j’ai l’opportunité d’apprendre et d’être capable de subvenir à mes besoins et d’être indépendante. Je voulais être éduquée, maintenant…
SB OverSeas chosen as Charity of the Year

SB OverSeas chosen as Charity of the Year

Now I want to help myself… our parents didn’t try to educate us. Now I can provide myself to learn and be able to support myself and be independent. I wanted to be educated, now…
War zone charity school re-opens in Lebanon after ISIL retreat

War zone charity school re-opens in Lebanon after ISIL retreat

Belgian charity SB OverSeas announced this week that their school and women’s center in Arsal, northern Lebanon, has been re-opened. In July 2017, increased tensions and violence between government forces and retreating ISIL fighters in…
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…