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From volunteers in Lebanon to editors of “Bukra Ahla – For a better tomorrow”

From volunteers in Lebanon to editors of “Bukra Ahla – For a better tomorrow”

A newly released photography book written by two SB OverSeas volunteers, Sara del Debbio and Sergio Porcarelli, present testimonies from Syrian children and families who fled the war to find a better life in Lebanon.…
Shatila, come out to play!

Shatila, come out to play!

For International Children’s Day, SB OverSeas invited all children living in Shatila Camp to gather at the Classico Playground and spend the day taking part in fun activities. 500 children from different schools and centres…
War zone charity school re-opens in Lebanon after ISIL retreat

War zone charity school re-opens in Lebanon after ISIL retreat

Belgian charity SB OverSeas announced this week that their school and women’s center in Arsal, northern Lebanon, has been re-opened. In July 2017, increased tensions and violence between government forces and retreating ISIL fighters in…
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…
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 Espoir: Weekends To Look Forward To

SB Espoir: Weekends To Look Forward To

SB Espoir provides weekly activities to refugee[1] youth living in Red Cross and Fedasil centers in Brussels, engaging the youth in activities ranging from chocolate-making to bike repairs.  We stood around the table at Laurent…
SB OverSeas gains tax-deductible status in the USA

SB OverSeas gains tax-deductible status in the USA

As of now, donors living and paying tax in the USA can make tax-deductible donations to SB OverSeas asbl, following the agreement of a new partnership between them and the King Baudouin Foundation US (KBFUS).…
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…