For the past 26 years, SSIO volunteers have rendered selfless service by caring for psychiatric patients in Orehovica. Led by a fine arts professor, the volunteers put smiles on people’s faces by giving them small gifts, entertaining them by singing and spreading love to all.
On 10th February 2018, members of the SSIO in Bosnia organised a public lecture in the city art gallery in Sarajevo. Senior SSIO officers presented a short audio-visual overview of selected chapters from the Sathya Sai Vahini series, creating a clearer vision of the goals of personal development in accordance with the teachings of Sathya Sai. Participants were encouraged to take responsibility for their own progress and deepen their understanding of the spiritual path and goals by studying the books written by Sathya Sai.
The European Sathya Sai Education Institute (ESSEI) held a seminar in Budapest on 3rd and 4th March 2018, as part of an ongoing series of ESSEI seminars emphasising putting human values into practice every day. The module focused on practical implementation of values-based education through various teaching techniques, such as the art of asking questions, storytelling, group singing, meditation, Read More
In Florida, residents of low-income communities often lack dental, foot and eye care. In response, SSIO volunteers in Clearwater have organised free medical camps near St. Petersburg, Florida, since 2004. Each year, volunteers hold six free medical camps in the St. Petersburg area. At the last dental camp on 21st April 2018, Read More
More than 50 people attended an 8th SSEHV seminar presented by the ISSE of South Europe, on 2nd June 2018 at the Sathya Sai Centre of Tel Aviv. The programme began with a presentation on the life and teachings of Sathya Sai, followed by a talk by Mr. George Bebedelis, titled “Unity in Diversity.” Dr. Evgenia Lyras from the SSIO of Greece shared her moving experience of love as a state of consciousness Read More
SSIO volunteers in Croatia have served the impoverished in the village of Letovanic on the banks of the river Kupa since 2014. On 17th February 2018, they served food and distributed warm blankets, duvets and hygiene kits to various disadvantaged families. In addition, SSIO members purchased and installed Read More
Since October 2016, volunteers from the Sathya Sai Centre of Detroit have been tutoring ten at-risk first grade children at the Harms Elementary School, in a disadvantaged, predominantly Hispanic neighbourhood. The children lack English-speaking adults at home to help them with homework. In addition, the parents often work several jobs Read More
The 6th of May is celebrated as Easwaramma Day every year, commemorating the anniversary of the passing of the saintly lady who was mother to the physical form of Sathya Sai Baba. In Thailand, the SSIO celebrated Easwaramma Day on 19th May 2018. More than 70 people participated in a beautiful event wherein children Read More
The Sathya Sai Centre of Tokyo commemorated Easwaramma Day on 6th May 2018 with a delightful contribution from SSE children and a graduation ceremony for the senior class. More than 80 people, including parents, enjoyed a variety of presentations, including melodious hymns, devotional prayers and inspiring songs. The older children enacted human values skits, titled “Speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil” Read More
The St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center in Olivette, Missouri, requested the SSIO to help meet a growing need for supplies to take care of more than 75 animals. SSIO members in the USA Mid-Central Region, from the states of Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee, organised an animal shelter supplies drive to express their love and support Read More