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Confronting realities in Mini-Europe

Confronting realities in Mini-Europe

Blog post by Brussels Volunteer Evelin A few weeks ago, we took some of the youth from the WSP/Uccle centers to Mini-Europe. For those not familiar, Mini-Europe is kind of an outdoor museum, housing replicas…
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…
Presenting “Giving Hope” short film in Brussels and London

Presenting “Giving Hope” short film in Brussels and London

Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege to present my short documentary, “Giving Hope”, about SB’s excellent work in Lebanon, to audiences in London and Brussels. The film showed SB’s success through…
Kids raise money support refugee kids’ education

Kids raise money support refugee kids’ education

Children in Amsterdam spent this past Saturday, May 18 participating in a charity  walk, or “sponsorloop”  as it’s called in Dutch, to support SB OverSeas’ Bukra Ahla centre in Lebanon. Organized by Erika van Hove…
Breaking Ramadan fast together to support refugee women & girls

Breaking Ramadan fast together to support refugee women & girls

With the theme “Son Choix, Son Avenir,” the night was doused in shades of pink and purple, and highlighted the work we do with women and girls. On Saturday evening, 280 members of SB OverSeas’…
Mouna and SB Espoir

Mouna and SB Espoir

I am of Syrian origin, and I have been able to see the hardships my people have experienced leaving their daily lives and arriving in an unknown place. I was emotionally moved when I saw…
SB OverSeas at EDD19!

SB OverSeas at EDD19!

We are happy to announce our stand at the Global Village during the European Development Days #edd19 Join us at stand no.76 “Bridging the gap for the lost generation,” – Addressing the inequalities through education…
“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to”

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to”

In the rush of everyday life, we often forget to celebrate the little (or big) things that people do. Crises, refugees, terrorism are always the three words kept in mind when we look at the…
#Trashtag in Brussels and Lebanon

#Trashtag in Brussels and Lebanon

Everyone loves a good challenge, especially an international one that transcends boundaries and connects people via the internet. The viral online #trashtag challenge has done just that. In the last few months eager volunteers, conscious…
Refugees in Brussels and Lebanon take the #TrashTag Challenge

Refugees in Brussels and Lebanon take the #TrashTag Challenge

Everyone loves a good challenge, especially an international one that transcends boundaries and connects people via the internet. The viral online #trashtag challenge has done just that. In the last few months eager volunteers, conscious…