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
The SSIO of USA, Mid-Atlantic Region held a retreat, “Weekend of Sailence” on 18–20 March 2016, at the Great Barn of Claymont Court in Charles Town, West Virginia. The programme, attended by 50 people, featured devotional singing, chanting, and meditation. In an inspiring talk, Dr. Indira Hewlett touched on various meditation techniques on the first day. Read More
After a Category 5 cyclone struck Fiji on 20 February 2016, the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Zone 3 – Australia and Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Zealand, sprang into action immediately. Sathya Sai volunteers started offering hot meals, food packets, drinking water, clothes and medical care to the victims of the natural disaster. Read More
Families of children participating in the Sai Spiritual Education (SSE) programme in Northern Italy and Canton Ticino in Switzerland attended a meeting at the Mother Sai House, in Varallo Pombia, near Milan, on 13th March 2016. About 33 people came together for this educational event, which began with a universal prayer, human values songs, and an inspirational quote from Sathya Sai Baba. Read More
On the morning of Sunday, 13th March 2016, 19 Sathya Sai volunteers and their friends, journeyed to San Francisco Hill, in the southern outskirts of Lima, to serve underprivileged people. The volunteers offered healthcare services, distributed food and clothes and held classes in education in human values for children at four homeless shelters: Read More
On 12th March 2016, 47 people, including 30 children, attended an educational programme at the Sathya Sai Centre of Faenza (Ravenna) in Italy as part of the “Serve The Planet” initiative. The event attracted various ethnic groups, including disadvantaged people of African origin. The initiative was organised by the Educational Wing of the Emilia Romagna-Marche-Toscana region in order to meet the children and their parents who are receiving social services from the municipality of Faenza. In addition, resident families of foreigners who face local challenges, were invited to spend a relaxing afternoon, filled with love and joy. During the afternoon event, 18 members of the local Sathya Sai Centres and Groups led different activities, including group singing and skits. Children were presented with T-shirts with the logo of the initiative and an uplifting quote by Sathya Sai Baba. Clothes were distributed to the parents of the needy children. The guests sang inspiring hymns from their native cultures, bringing the event to a close in an atmosphere of unity and joy.
In 2015, the Disaster Relief Team of Zone 7 of the SSIO served refugees passing through Austria’s border with Germany in Kufstein, Austria. Up to 1,000 displaced people from war-ravaged countries passed through this area daily Read More
On 11th and 12th March 2016, the SSIO of Israel sponsored a Sathya Sai Education in Human Values (SSEHV) training course in Kfar Monash for about 50 Israeli and Nepalese people of various faiths. Read More
On 19th and 20th September 2015, the 12th Annual National Conference of the SSIO of Kazakhstan in Almaty was attended by 55 people from Kazakhstan, as well as visitors from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, the United Kingdom, and Denmark. Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan, Read More
About 200 people attended a ceremony for laying the foundation stone for a Sri Sathya Sai Community Drinking Water Project at Baraha, a village in the mountains of the Gorkha district that was badly damaged during the massive earthquake of 2015. The facility will provide drinking water to 70 families, serving about 350 people in all.