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Volunteering in Lebanon: Madison’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Madison’s story

Today we are talking to Madison, who is currently volunteering with us in Lebanon. After having come over in July for two months she deciding to stay a further two months with us. 1. Tell…
Thread of Hope: the story of Iman

Thread of Hope: the story of Iman

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
SB OverSeas speaks at Conference on Non-formal Education in the Middle East and North Africa

SB OverSeas speaks at Conference on Non-formal Education in the Middle East and North Africa

12 September 2018 Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut  Written by Caroline Bullen, Communications and Development Officer in Beirut The Syrian conflict has not only caused significant loss of life and livelihoods…
Thread of Hope: Noura’s story

Thread of Hope: Noura’s story

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
Thread of Hope: Seeking Seamstresses

Thread of Hope: Seeking Seamstresses

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
Thread of Hope: Fatima’s story

Thread of Hope: Fatima’s story

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
‘Just married’: Child Marriage in Syrian refugee communities

‘Just married’: Child Marriage in Syrian refugee communities

When you think ‘just married’, what do you think of? For me, I think of a banner strewn on the back of a car driven by two happy newlyweds. A happy thought, a happy day…
Eid Al-Adha with SB OverSeas

Eid Al-Adha with SB OverSeas

From Beirut, to Arsal to Saida, we took the opportunity to celebrate the holiday of Eid Al-Adha with the students and youth attending our schools and centres. Every celebration is an opportunity to bring some…
‘Thread of Hope’

‘Thread of Hope’

Last month, our chairperson was in Lebanon visiting the work we do on the ground. As part of this visit, she took part in some of the sewing courses as part of our empowerment program.…
Lebanon through the eyes of youth

Lebanon through the eyes of youth

Written by Shahm, the son of the chairperson of SB OverSeas. This summer, the fifteen-year old boy had the opportunity to visit our centres in Lebanon. In light of Youth Day, we want to shine…