New professional development workshops in Lebanon

Written by Becca

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New professional development workshops  in Lebanon

New professional development workshops in Lebanon

Written by Becca Our Education Coordinator, Karla Bedggood, has introduced two professional development initiatives that have already begun enhancing the teaching and learning experiences at SB.  First, Karla is working with the full-time teaching staff…
Learning how to use your physical & mental strengh through self-defense courses

Learning how to use your physical & mental strengh through self-defense courses

Written by Ciara (Beirut volunteer leading the classes) When I started teaching self-defence with SB I didn’t realise the full extent of the impact it would have on the women and girls. I knew from…

What happens when 8,000 minds globally think twice about EU development programs?

Ana Londoño Botero, project development and communications officer for SB OverSeas, shares her experience at the European Development Days that took place last week. What happens when more than 8,000 minds from all over the…
What Are The Youth Doing? – a report from Beirut & Aarsal

What Are The Youth Doing? – a report from Beirut & Aarsal

Read our report on the youth living in the Beirut and Aarsal settlements, based on data collected through household surveys. The data was collected by SB OverSeas staff over the course of 2018. The total…
Presenting “Giving Hope” short film in Brussels and London

Presenting “Giving Hope” short film in Brussels and London

Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege to present my short documentary, “Giving Hope”, about SB’s excellent work in Lebanon, to audiences in London and Brussels. The film showed SB’s success through…
A shine of hope through bare windowless walls

A shine of hope through bare windowless walls

Last week, the SB Beirut Center was alerted about the terrible living conditions of the family of one of our students, Amira. SB works to holistically support our community members, so we went to check…
Final exams, Labour day & Iftar in the park – updates from Saida

Final exams, Labour day & Iftar in the park – updates from Saida

Final exam preparation At the end of May, our students from the Ouzai shelter in Saida will have their final exams in public school. These exams are extremely important and will help determine whether students…
Kids raise money support refugee kids’ education

Kids raise money support refugee kids’ education

Children in Amsterdam spent this past Saturday, May 18 participating in a charity  walk, or “sponsorloop”  as it’s called in Dutch, to support SB OverSeas’ Bukra Ahla centre in Lebanon. Organized by Erika van Hove…
Breaking Ramadan fast together to support refugee women & girls

Breaking Ramadan fast together to support refugee women & girls

With the theme “Son Choix, Son Avenir,” the night was doused in shades of pink and purple, and highlighted the work we do with women and girls. On Saturday evening, 280 members of SB OverSeas’…
Meet Ahmad

Meet Ahmad

Originally published on WorldWide Tribe 17 May 2019 Every morning of the working week I am greeted by sixteen exuberant five year olds, which is the best way to start the day. This is my…