As part of a Community Adoption Programme (CAP), for the last 15 years Sathya Sai volunteers have provided educational assistance to refugee children in the Glen Innes area of Auckland. The present programme is an extension of a previously-initiated project to offer free tuition classes for Burmese refugees in basic foundational skills in English and Mathematics. Read More
Four times a year, the SSIO serves needy residents in the southern outskirts of Lima. Volunteers provide services in general medicine, obstetrics, dentistry, and psychology, and distribute medicines, free of cost. On 19th July 2015, the SSIO sponsored a medical camp in Ticlio Chico, Lima. Read More
During an India Festival held in San Jose, Costa Rica on 15th November 2015, the local Sathya Sai Centre had an opportunity to host a bookstand. Read More
In November and December 2015, the SSIO of Croatia undertook two service activities for the needy in the village of Letovanic near the river Kupa, continuing work started in 2014 in cooperation with local fire-fighters, after the village was impacted by a great flood. Read More
On 12th November 2015, two members of the Sathya Sai Centre of Bjelovar led an evening programme titled “Wakie Wakie Stories,” on education in human values, in Petar Preradovic at the National Library in Bjelovar. The volunteers arranged for the reading of folk tales and stories with a spiritual message in a warm and intimate atmosphere created by candlelight. Visitors filled the gallery of the National Library and listened with rapt attention Read More
On 7th and 8th November 2015, about 335 people, including 165 newcomers, attended public meetings in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and the Ukraine. The SSIO organised these events to share Sai Baba’s teachings on the unity of faiths, the purpose of life, and the importance of developing good character through love and selfless service. Read More
SSIO volunteers organised an evening extravaganza of music, drama, and dance at Bowman Hall in Blacktown, Sydney, on 1st November 2015. In response to a cordial invitation extended to all ethnic communities, the hall was packed with Croatians, Serbians, Italians, Lebanese, Iranians, Indians, Sri Lankans, Chinese, Greeks, Egyptians, Africans, Spanish, and people of other ethnic groups, who came together happily as one family. The Honourable Stephen Bali, Mayor of Blacktown, was the Guest of Honour. The event underscored Sathya Sai’s teachings about the importance of respecting different cultures and beliefs in order to maintain and promote world peace and harmony.
In El Salvador, SSIO members organised various projects in Sathya Sai Education in Human Values, under the Serve the Planet initiative. In particular, they focused on connecting children with nature, a vital opportunity for children growing up in urban surroundings. The group sponsored outdoor activities Read More