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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…
“I have become more hopeful towards my future”

“I have become more hopeful towards my future”

I was under a lot of stress and felt depressed but here at SB the psychology sessions have thought me to release all of my negative thoughts in a healthy way. I feel that I…
Crafts and learning skills for income

Crafts and learning skills for income

After several months SB offered me a sewing machine with which I am now creating and selling pieces of clothing from home.
Married young, but continuing her academic career

Married young, but continuing her academic career

My mom and dad decided that I should get engaged to a relative without asking me if I wanted this. I was very sad but I couldn’t say no.
Improving her confidence while learning

Improving her confidence while learning

The SB center in Saida gave me the opportunity to improve my level and gain self-confidence, I have been attending classes for a year and it makes me very happy.
Lawyer dreams at age 14

Lawyer dreams at age 14

SB Overseas allows me to work on my dream to become a lawyer one day.
Stepping into a more positive environment

Stepping into a more positive environment

Going to class gives me the opportunity to get out of my depressing environment and learn things that can benefit me in my daily life.
Earning a sewing machine that made her independent

Earning a sewing machine that made her independent

was a top rank student and got a sewing machine as reward from SB, this machine has allowed me to have a low income and now I do not have to rely on anyone else…
“I feel happy every time I attend the classes”

“I feel happy every time I attend the classes”

feel happy every time I attend the classes.