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How far would you go to Give Hope? Volunteering in Lebanon

For many, volunteering is an activity that habitually takes place throughout the years. For some individuals, volunteering begins at a young age with bake sales, helping at local churches or leading sports activities in community…

Our mind in Brussels but our heart in Lebanon

Working to bridge two refugee realities I often get asked about how it’s possible for a small organisation like SB OverSeas to operate in both Lebanon and Brussels — What’s the connection? Why Lebanon? Why…
Bukra Ahla through Alex’s eyes

Bukra Ahla through Alex’s eyes

by Alex Hart, Beirut volunteer The Bukra Ahla center where we live and work is situated in between the Shatila camp and the most intensive military checkpoint that I have seen in Lebanon. If you…
Festival of the Sacrifice

Festival of the Sacrifice

by Becca Hovland, Beirut ESL Officer “Sometimes those who have less give more.” – Pradyumna Kalita  It is with this mindset that teachers at SB worked to inspire their students in preparation for Eid al-Adha…
Volunteer your time and skills to give hope

Volunteer your time and skills to give hope

First published in Brussels Express Why do we help other people? Of course, most will say that we help our family and close friends because we love them and want the best for them. But…

Looking back on a year of activities empowering refugee women and youth

First published on Brussels Express As the summer officially starts, so does it mark the end of another cycle of activities In the SB Espoir project. So, we take this opportunity to reflect on the…
Pizza-making with the women at the Jette centre

Pizza-making with the women at the Jette centre

On 15th June, the SB Espoir team met at the Womens’ Red Cross centre Jette. Pizza making and art were the main activities of the day. The team of 5were briefed in advance on the…

Looking back on a year of activities empowering refugee women and youth

As the summer officially starts, so does it mark the end of another cycle of activities In the SB Espoir project. So, we take this opportunity to reflect on the year, and thank everyone who…
Carpentry workshop for youth in Saida

Carpentry workshop for youth in Saida

The shelter in Saida in which our center is located houses around 1500 people. This places us in a unique position to help an entire community. While we mainly offer academic support and skills development…
Building relationships, trust & hope

Building relationships, trust & hope

SB’s Teambuilding Day Beirut, Saida and Arsal joined forces for a rare full-team of SB OverSeas staff teambuilding day at the Awaly Park in Saida in the last weekend of July. The day focused on…