All posts by Moutaz.

SB Espoir celebrates its 50th activity in 2018

SB Espoir celebrates its 50th activity in 2018

As the New Year approaches, I would like to take this chance to share a personal message to all of you: Last week we had our 50th SB Espoir activity for the year of 2018! …
Acts and gifts that give hope during the holiday season

Acts and gifts that give hope during the holiday season

First published 21 November on the Brussels Express. It’s the end of November and we’re quickly entering a period where we celebrate the end of the year and the holiday festivities that come with it:…
How do you share an orange? – Innovative problem-solving workshop empowers refugee youth | Brussels Express

How do you share an orange? – Innovative problem-solving workshop empowers refugee youth | Brussels Express

First published in Brussels Express on 5 December. Written by Niki Papadogiannakis. How do you share an orange? On first instinct you might think, “cut it in half, so it’s even.” But is that the best answer?…
Education for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon REPORT

Education for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon REPORT

SB OverSeas is releasing this report proving an overview of the situation for education of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the challenges that our team has encountered.  Read the full report here: Education for Syrian refugees…
‘Just Married’: Aisha’s Story

‘Just Married’: Aisha’s Story

Continuing our comic series on early marriage, this month we learn about Aisha’s story through the incredible artwork and storytelling of Félix Brassier. Aisha finds herself in Lebanon after fleeing the war in Syria and…
The Ripple Effect of a Kenyan Girl’s Lament: an Interview with S&D MEP Linda McAvan

The Ripple Effect of a Kenyan Girl’s Lament: an Interview with S&D MEP Linda McAvan

This week, SB OverSeas’ Maria Rosales stepped out of her role as volunteer coordinator for Brussels and Lebanon and into the role of interviewer. She spoke to S&D MEP Linda McAvan from the UK about advocating for…
Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Report by Marco Cagnolati, project coordinator at SB OverSeas from the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) Annual General Conference (AGC) in Belgrade November 6-9, 2018. Among over 200 participants at the conference in…
Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

Friendly football match: Refugee youth vs University students

First published in Brussels Express on 14 November. Written by Niki Papadogiannakis. “This was the best football match in my life ever,” an ecstatic rain-drenched goalkeeper exclaimed to the group gathered on a pitch. It…
SB OverSeas: Protecting Refugee Children

SB OverSeas: Protecting Refugee Children

SB Overseas is focusing its efforts to enrol young refugees at our education centres in Beirut and Arsal. The majority of our students live in refugee camps where they are exposed every day to street…