Category Archives for Press Releases

Finding a new life for your old clothes

Finding a new life for your old clothes

Are you extremely busy but still you do want to donate some of your clothes? That’s not a problem for us! We have just established a new way of picking up the clothes from your…
On saying goodbye in Brussels

On saying goodbye in Brussels

Long-time SB Espoir volunteer Zoheb Mashuir shares with us his experience building relationships in Brussels through the volunteer programme: Brussels is an odd sort of town where everyone shuffles in and out. You should get…
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…
La liste de choses à faire bruxelloise de Francesca

La liste de choses à faire bruxelloise de Francesca

Salut tout le monde, Je m’appelle Francesca et je suis une italienne pétillante, arrivée à Bruxelles en septembre 2018. Je suis venue ici après avoir fini un épuisant – mais extrêmement constructif –  master à l’université…
Aide d’urgence aux établissements pendant des tempêtes au Liban

Aide d’urgence aux établissements pendant des tempêtes au Liban

BEYROUTH, Liban- Depuis notre campagne a commencé au début de Janvier, votre soutien a aidé les familles à survivre aux températures glaciales et des chutes de neige : Au pied du massif enneigé de l’Anti-Liban…
‘Just Married’: L’histoire d’Amara

‘Just Married’: L’histoire d’Amara

Un mariage, âgé de 13 ans, la grossesse, une fausse couche, la nouvelle grossesse et la naissance d’un enfant Amara vit dans le refuge Saida au Liban et elle était une étudiante star des classes…
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…