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‘Let’s make sure that girls can be girls and not brides’ – #EDD18

‘Let’s make sure that girls can be girls and not brides’ – #EDD18

Yesterday, marked the closing of the 12th European Development Days (EDDs). This conference attracts over 8,000 participants from over 140 different countries. The two-day conference focused on gender equality and the empowerment and engagement of women in…
SB Espoir visits an urban farm

SB Espoir visits an urban farm

Last Sunday, SB Espoir headed as usual to the Fedasil centre in Neder-Over-Heembeck. This week, our volunteers and youth were all going together to the Urban Farm in the centre’s vicinity. After our walk there,…
A lost childhood – Syrian refugees in Lebanon

A lost childhood – Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Written by Jade-Leigh Tenwick, Communications and Development Officer at SB OverSeas  This article tells the story of Ream, an eighteen year old who attends one of our SB OverSeas centre. SB OverSeas has three centres…
Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

Over 400 people attend our annual fundraising Iftar Dinner

This year’s SB annual fundraising dinner was held at the glitzy Salle Mille et Une Nuit. With tables set and food prepared, we were ready to welcome our guests. The guest were escourted to their…
SB OverSeas pays a visit to the Children’s Cancer Centre in Lebanon

SB OverSeas pays a visit to the Children’s Cancer Centre in Lebanon

Written by Nura Jaafar, Communications Officer and Project Development at SB OverSeas Lebanon On the first day of Ramadan, a team from SB OverSeas visited the Childrens Cancer Centre Lebanon (CCCL) in Beirut. In light…
Only a stone’s throw from the Syrian border: Syrian refugees have to overcome the hardest winter in Arsal, Lebanon

Only a stone’s throw from the Syrian border: Syrian refugees have to overcome the hardest winter in Arsal, Lebanon

Redacted version of original. Read original here (in German). Merely a stone’s throw away from the Syrian border, Syrian refugees were getting through one of the hardest winters in the Lebanese town of Arsal. The hardest…
A child separated from her child

A child separated from her child

Article written by Jade-Leigh Tenwick, Communications and Development Officer at SB OverSeas At twelve years old, Yosser was asked for her hand in marriage. Her life had been normal up until the disruption caused by…
No Lost Generation: SB OverSeas calls for pledges from Syria-Brussels conference to be fulfilled

No Lost Generation: SB OverSeas calls for pledges from Syria-Brussels conference to be fulfilled

Last Thursday, SB OverSeas gathered in front of the European Commission in their #GiveHope t-shirts. Following the Syria-Brussels conference the week before, which brought together 86 delegations and over 250 NGOs to discuss how to support…
No choice left for a girl but to marry…

No choice left for a girl but to marry…

No one escapes war unchanged. Who can lose the past and the future at once without bearing a scar? The young and old are marked, though for most, these marks take invisible forms. Nadine wishes…
SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

SB OverSeas and PwC together to send ’25 Tonnes of Hope’ to Lebanon

Written by Emilie Le Barbanchon, Intern at SB OverSeas Two weeks ago, employees from PricewaterhouseCoopers joined the SB OverSeas team in Machelen to take part in loading the container for Lebanon as part of our ‘25 tonnes…