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General Meeting in Netherlands

The Sathya Sai International Organisation of Netherlands convened a general meeting at College Heemlanden in Houten, a suburb of Ulrecht, fourth largest city in the Netherlands, on 19th March 2016. An estimated 200 SSIO members and others attended the inspiring meeting where the workshops held during the 10th World Conference were discussed, including ways for the SSIO to reach out Read More

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Special Aradhana Mahotsavam Event in South Africa

On 24th April 2016, more than 10,000 Sathya Sai devotees flocked to Chatsworth Stadium in Durban, South Africa, to participate in a Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam event, a day of remembering Sathya Sai Baba. The day commenced with the procession of a golden chariot, following the tradition of Prasanthi Nilayam. After the opening ceremonies, distinguished guests shared messages of love. The Guest of Honour, the Honourable Senzo Mchunu, Premier of the province of KwaZulu-Natal, referred to the white dress of SSIO members as signifying purity and goodness. In an inspiring speech, he encouraged everyone Read More

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Village Improvement Project in Laos

On 8th–10th April 2016, Sathya Sai volunteers organised medical camps and village improvement projects in three villages in the remote district of Dakchung. A team of six doctors, three dentists, two pharmacists, and five volunteers from Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, and India worked tirelessly to conduct 800 medical examinations, 300 dental procedures, and distribution of medicines. As part of a poverty eradication programme, Read More

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Serving Refugees in Greece

Due to the conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan over the past two years, European countries have experienced a major influx of refugees and immigrants. An estimated one to two million people have passed through Greece and Italy, seeking asylum in Europe. During 2015–2016, about 6,000 refugees arrived at Greece’s borders monthly, to join about 50,000 people living in temporary camps at 45 locations around Greece’s mainland and islands. Notwithstanding their own domestic problems, the Greeks accepted the refugees with love and compassion. Since the summer of 2015, the SSIO has Read More

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Community Programme in Trinidad and Tobago

On 19th March 2016, a beautiful programme was held for needy villagers who lived along abandoned rail lines in St Augustine, North Trinidad. About 40 volunteers from 14 Sathya Sai Centres in Trinidad and Tobago organised the event at the St. Augustine Community Centre on Freeman Road for the benefit of about 80 villagers and their young children. Earlier, Read More

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Prayer for Water Answered in Nepal

A tube-well was successfully drilled in Baluwa Village, which had no access to water previously. No trace of water was detected in the first attempt to drill, even to a depth of 140 meters. Later, a hydro-geologist stated that the geological characteristics of the area did not support tube-wells. A final, desperate attempt to drill was made at another spot, Read More