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SB OverSeas choisie comme association caritative de l’année

SB OverSeas choisie comme association caritative de l’année

« Maintenant, je veux commencer à m’aider … nos parents n’ont pas essayé de nous éduquer.  Maintenant, j’ai l’opportunité d’apprendre et d’être capable de subvenir à mes besoins et d’être indépendante. Je voulais être éduquée, maintenant…
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…
SB OverSeas Clothes Campaign: We did it!

SB OverSeas Clothes Campaign: We did it!

What a success! Last month SB OverSeas ended its clothes campaign and shipped the collected goods to Lebanon. Thanks to the amazing efforts of all the persons, schools and partners who participated in this campaign,…
Early marriage of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Early marriage of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Author: Veronica Lari Context According to UNHCR’s latest updates, more than 1 million Syrian refugees live in Lebanon[1], meaning that it now hosts the largest number of Syrian refugees per capita in the world. The…
Give your clothes a second life

Give your clothes a second life

It’s September, which means that here in Brussels, the air is getting crisper, and we’re starting to pull out the jackets and coats. September means that winter is coming, and at SB Overseas, that means…
How I fell in love with teaching through SB OverSeas

How I fell in love with teaching through SB OverSeas

Last summer, I quit my job and left for the Middle East to learn Arabic and volunteer. It wasn’t an easy choice, and it was one that I mulled over for a long amount of…
SB Overseas volunteer hosts photography exhibition in Graz

SB Overseas volunteer hosts photography exhibition in Graz

GRAZ, Austria, 8th May 2017   Fabian Rogatschnig, a former SB Overseas volunteer, organized a unique and powerful photo exhibition, Changing Perspectives: Seeing through the eyes of Syrian refugees, which illustrates the reality of Syrian…
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…