Category Archives for Awareness

What do you want to be? Exploring futures in science, technology and chemistry with refugee youth

What do you want to be? Exploring futures in science, technology and chemistry with refugee youth

Written by SB Espoir Activity Assistant Micaela Lafratta An astronaut, a lawyer or a cowboy. Those were my three career options when I was 7. Since then, I changed my mind several times about what…
REPORT: Not Just a School – The case for prioritising the educational space for refugee support in Lebanon

REPORT: Not Just a School – The case for prioritising the educational space for refugee support in Lebanon

After working with displaced Syrians for over seven years, this report is a collection of field notes from our three educational centres that describe not only the context of and why we operate our projects…
A Celebration of Love with SB OverSeas, CK Design, & CrossTalk

A Celebration of Love with SB OverSeas, CK Design, & CrossTalk

Open House Event on Wednesday, February 12th, 6-10pm Pool D’Etat at Hamra Urban Gardens in Beirut Free entry SB Overseas is hosting an open house evening at Pool D’Etat to raise funds and awareness for…
The Story of SB in Brussels

The Story of SB in Brussels

In the late summer of 2015, refugees started to come to Belgium where they arrived to Park Maximilian, a large public park became the infamous temporary home for thousands of people. Situated opposite the Belgian…
Giving Hope 4 Ways on Giving Tuesday

Giving Hope 4 Ways on Giving Tuesday

Looking for ways to give back during this holiday season?! On #GivingTuesday, consider helping us #GiveHope to refugees in Lebanon and Belgium. Not sure of the best way to help? Try one of these great…
REPORT: Young Refugees  living in reception & accommodation centres in Brussels

REPORT: Young Refugees living in reception & accommodation centres in Brussels

Following five years of supporting young refugees living in Brussels through psychosocial support activities, engagement with the local community and providing exposure to skills and future opportunities, this report presents the critical observations of the…
From minors who receive support to young ‘autonomous’ ‘adults’

From minors who receive support to young ‘autonomous’ ‘adults’

November 20, 2019 marked the 30th anniversary of the signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This convention is at the heart of what we do at SB OverSeas, both in…
Our mind in Brussels but our heart in Lebanon

Our mind in Brussels but our heart in Lebanon

Working to bridge two refugee realities I often get asked about how it’s possible for a small organisation like SB OverSeas to operate in both Lebanon and Brussels — What’s the connection? Why Lebanon? Why…
Bukra Ahla through Alex’s eyes

Bukra Ahla through Alex’s eyes

by Alex Hart, Beirut volunteer The Bukra Ahla center where we live and work is situated in between the Shatila camp and the most intensive military checkpoint that I have seen in Lebanon. If you…
What happens when 8,000 minds globally think twice about EU development programs?

What happens when 8,000 minds globally think twice about EU development programs?

Ana Londoño Botero, project development and communications officer for SB OverSeas, shares her experience at the European Development Days that took place last week. What happens when more than 8,000 minds from all over the…