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SB ESPOIR: Painting a new start

SB ESPOIR: Painting a new start

Art can have the effect of a shooting star on a chilly night of winter; it embraces our fragile hearts and uplifts the soul. By discovering ourselves through art, we have the chance to heal…
How to help out!

How to help out!

A question we get often at SB OverSeas from good-hearted supporters is how they can help. It’s no secret that we have a tough time saying no to expanding our support reach and to keep…
A cup of tea served by child brides

A cup of tea served by child brides

It was the beginning of this past fall when Louma Albik went on her regular trip to Lebanon to visit SB OverSeas centres and assess the needs of the families, mostly Syrian, living in refugee…
She got married for protection. She escaped for survival.

She got married for protection. She escaped for survival.

When the bombing started, at first people were paralysed by fear and uncertainty, having never experienced something of that kind before. Then the school was hit while children were attending classes inside. Sarah, along with…
20,000 families receive warm clothes in Lebanon!

20,000 families receive warm clothes in Lebanon!

On December 7th, the SB OverSeas team in Lebanon began distributing the 20 tons of goods collected by our Brussels team during our autumn Clothes Campaign! It was not an easy task to carry out,…
Brighten their Future campaign enters “Inspiration” weeks

Brighten their Future campaign enters “Inspiration” weeks

Our Brighten Their Future campaign has been an enlightening experience for the SB OverSeas community. Our aim was to strengthen the link between our benefactors, most of which live in the West, and our beneficiaries…
Learn Arabic while volunteering!

Learn Arabic while volunteering!

Would you like to learn Arabic while volunteering in Lebanon? SB OverSeas is offering you the amazing opportunity to experience teaching in one of the SB OverSeas centres in Lebanon while also partaking in an…
SB Espoir – Climbing to New Heights


SB Espoir – Climbing to New Heights


On a brisk December day, ten youth stood in rapt attention as they received their instructions. They stand gazing up at the towering expanse of the wall they will soon attempt to climb. Many of…
The University of Life

The University of Life

The bus from Beirut follows the coastal road south all the way to the town of Saida. If you are looking for the Ouzai refugee settlement you need only get off the bus when the…
Mission Accomplished: Green Helmets complete construction work in Ouzai shelter

Mission Accomplished: Green Helmets complete construction work in Ouzai shelter

SB OverSeas and the German NGO “Green Helmets” (Grünhelme) collaborated to provide a safe, insulated shelter for displaced communities living in camps in Lebanon to live and learn this winter. The Green Helmets finished work…