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Essay Writing and Poster Contest in Oman

Since 2003, Sathya Sai volunteers in conjunction with the Ministry of Education of the Sultanate of Oman has organised an annual essay writing and poster making competitionon human values themes, involving various schools in Oman. The project, titled “SAI – Times of Oman’s Spreading the Light through Human Values Open Essay and Poster Competition,” is supported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). As in previous years, Read More

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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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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