SSIO office-bearers, including Marianna Meyer, Prasanthi Council Member and Valery Voshchinin, Chairman, Zone 8, attended the annual meeting of Zone 8 of the SSIO (Russian-speaking countries) from 21st to 24th February 2019. Over the course of four days, the participants discussed many service projects, including visits to orphanages and family camps, serving food to the needy, service at boarding schools, homes for the elderly and disabled, homeless shelters and hospitals, human values programmes in schools, colleges and institutes and environmental projects. Various service projects by Sathya Sai Young Adults were highlighted. Attendees also shared their spiritual experiences in a round table discussion.