On 25th March 2017, the ISSE of South Europe held its fifth Values Education Seminar, in the scenic and artistic village of Ein Hod, near Haifa in northern Israel. The event, which focused on Read More
On 16th July 2016, SSIO medical volunteers organised a medical camp in Santo Domingo. Seven volunteers, three teachers, and the principal of a school served Read More
Every Wednesday evening, Italian SSIO members serve food to the homeless at Venice Square in Rome. This practice started five years ago. Working in three groups, they distribute Read More
On 22nd July 2017, SSIO volunteers received a call for help from a refugee family. A 14-year-old child had been hospitalised for a few days, and the family was unable to pay the hospital bill. The next day, SSIO volunteers cheerfully helped pay the bill, so that the child could be reunited with the family in joy and relief.
SSIO volunteers also provided loving services at the Pakkret Babies Home on 23rd July 2017. Ten volunteers, including three SSE students, kindly delivered baby food, milk, and diapers to the home, which provides care to about 100 infants.
In Ontario province, on Earth Day, 22nd April 2017, 25 SSIO members, including young adults and children from the Sathya Sai Centre of Middlefield, participated in the city of Markham’s Adopt-a-Park programme. Featherstone Park is nestled amongst a row of houses, but the greenery had been blemished by Read More
The SSIO began providing disaster relief after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the eastern peninsula of Haiti on 4th October 2016, home to about 1.4 million people, mostly farmers. Efforts began with a helicopter reconnaissance mission to the remote town of Read More
Every three years, Sathya Sai Centre leaders in Zone 7 convene for a joint meeting. This being a triennial year, about 130 SSIO members from 15 countries met from 3rd to 5th March 2017, at a former monastery in southern Netherlands. In addition to Read More
The Young Adults of the SSIO of Nepal organised a biannual National Youth Conference in Kathmandu on 14th–15th April 2017, on the theme, “Transformation through Selfless Service.” Even with annual school examinations approaching, more than 1,100 youth from Read More
More than 60 youth from the Interfaith Friendship Group (IFG), representing the Church of Latter Day Saints (Christianity), the Tzu Chi Foundation (Buddhism), the Sikh Youth Group, the NZ Muslim Association, and the SSIO, participated in Read More
On Saturday, 22nd April 2017, the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division organised a tree planting event in honour of Earth Day. More than 70 members of the Sathya Sai Centre of Toronto-York joined with nearly 350 other volunteers, including Read More