Category Archives for Belgium

Give care show care: New campaign to send 25 tons of clothes to refugee camps at the Turkish border

Give care show care: New campaign to send 25 tons of clothes to refugee camps at the Turkish border

SB Overseas needs your help to reach our goal of collecting 25 tons of donations for Syrian refugees living in camps at the Turkish border Helping people in needAre you ready to clean out your…
Professional training a way to build resilience for refugees and for those working with them

Professional training a way to build resilience for refugees and for those working with them

October marks the beginning of the SB OverSeas’ “SB Espoir” project’s winter cycle of activities with unaccompanied minors and women who are seeking asylum in Belgium. For this cycle, we recruited a new enthusiastic group of…
Guilty until proven minors

Guilty until proven minors

SB OverSeas supports the inclusion of young asylum-seeking people through the Sb Espoir project, but the protection of unaccompanied minors, recognized by the Belgian legislation—is under question. Age assessments is a procedure applied to many…
Towards an adequate protection of young people on the move in Belgium

Towards an adequate protection of young people on the move in Belgium

This week we participated in a conference organized by the UNHCR and the platform for underage children in exile (Plate-forme mineurs en exil ). Scholars, public entities, NGOs and the tutors who guide the young migrants in their asylum process gathered together…
Looking to volunteer? Join SB Espoir & give hope to refugees in your community

Looking to volunteer? Join SB Espoir & give hope to refugees in your community

Looking to volunteer? Join SB Espoir & give hope to refugees in your community SB OverSeas, a nonprofit organization working in Belgium and Lebanon, assisting those escaping conflicts through education and empowerment programs all while…
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…
Have communications experience? Join the SB OverSeas team

Have communications experience? Join the SB OverSeas team

WE ARE HIRING!  If you are passionate about communications, learning how an NGO works and working in the field with people on the move, then we are looking for someone just like you, don’t hesitate…
End-of-Summer cleaning: Donate your unused clothes for refugees to prepare for winter

End-of-Summer cleaning: Donate your unused clothes for refugees to prepare for winter

Are you moving to a new apartment, got a new job or cleaning out your closet after coming back from your holiday? These changes will be reflected in your wardrobe. It’s not practical to bring…
Sporting-up the summer holidays for asylum-seeking youth

Sporting-up the summer holidays for asylum-seeking youth

The last few weeks of summer are coming to a close, but many take advantage of these last days for holidays enjoying their time together and trying new things. That’s exactly what the youth from…
Volunteer your time and skills to give hope

Volunteer your time and skills to give hope

First published in Brussels Express Why do we help other people? Of course, most will say that we help our family and close friends because we love them and want the best for them. But…