Tag Archives for CHILDREN

Welcome our new Ambassador: Ainsley about the World

Welcome our new Ambassador: Ainsley about the World

We would like to extend a grand welcoming to our first in the series of many #GiveHope ambassador, Ainsley about the World. Ainsley, a travel blogger from New Zealand was in Lebanon back last May and…
The Women of SB Espoir

The Women of SB Espoir

In honour of International Women’s Day, this week we are shining the light on the women who make SB Espoir a reality. SB Espoir is a program run by SB OverSeas and supported by volunteers,…
Child Marriage: Sherine’s Story

Child Marriage: Sherine’s Story

As written by Raisa Elhadi, who is currently volunteering with SB Overseas in Lebanon This is a story of a girl named Sherine, but her name could be Amina, or Amal, or Sara, or any…
A Profile of a Teacher: Abdullah Al-Hussein

A Profile of a Teacher: Abdullah Al-Hussein

Abdullah Al-Hussein has been teaching at the SB Overseas Bukra Ahla school and center in Beyrouth since 2016. As part of the staff since October 2016, he mainly teaches Arabic and Mathematics for Years One…
Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

SB Overseas is launching its second annual #GiveHope campaign. Last year, thanks to your support, we managed to enable 1180 children to attend school in Lebanon. This year, our aim is to surpass that achievement…
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…
Millions of Syrian refugees denied education in Turkey

Millions of Syrian refugees denied education in Turkey

Author: Julie Baijot Introduction According to the UNHCR’s latest Global Trends report “Forced Displacement”, 65.6 million individuals were forcibly displaced because of persecution, conflict, violence, or Human Rights violations during 2016.[1] Among these 65.6 million,…
SB Overseas launches Give Hope campaign

SB Overseas launches Give Hope campaign

On the International Day of Hope, Soutien Belge Overseas has launched an awareness campaign called #GiveHope to promote the importance of education for refugee children. Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, nearly…
My experience with the children of Bukra Ahla

My experience with the children of Bukra Ahla

My experience as a teacher at Bukra Ahla can be described in three words: challenging, exciting and full of new insights. During my time as a teacher, I had to learn the basics of informal…
Between the school and the sea: a visit to the Shatila camp

Between the school and the sea: a visit to the Shatila camp

From the west-facing windows of SB Overseas’ apartment for Lebanon volunteers in Beirut, you can survey the jumbled sprawl of the Shatila refugee camp, between the school and the sea. Its storeys and terraces are…