Twice a year, SSIO members from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan serve food to the underprivileged, in a joint effort, on the same day. On 12th March this year, 327 Sathya Sai devotees came together to prepare food with loving care, and served over 1,300 people in 63 cities in Russia and adjoining countries. Read More
On 23rd November 2015, about 2,000 members from 34 Sathya Sai Centres in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, and Azerbaijan celebrated Sathya Sai Baba’s 90th Birthday on a grand scale. Sathya Sai volunteers served food to the hungry, distributed food packages and clothing to needy families, Read More
On 17th and 18th October 2015, about 260 SSIO volunteers served food to the needy on a large scale in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Moldova. Dedicated and tireless Sathya Sai workers served food in churches, markets, bus stops, railway stations, Read More
Public meetings are organised twice a year in Zone 8 countries to provide information about Bhagawan’s life and teachings, and about SSIO activities. In November 2014, more than 330 newcomers to the SSIO and 300 SSIO members from 44 cities attended public meetings in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Read More
On 23rd November 2014, more than 1,000 people celebrated Bhagawan’s birthday at various locations in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. Inspirational talks, presentations, videos, devotional singing, and concerts were organised by Sathya Sai volunteers, SSE children, and teachers. Read More
Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan, in central Asia. In October 2014, Sathya Sai volunteers distributed clothes, jackets, boots, socks, and other items to children in Bishkek, as part of the global SSIO Serve the Planet initiative. A lesson on the theme, Friendship, unity and mutual help, was organised for the children, which was enjoyed by the children and their mothers, as well as the Sathya Sai volunteers.
In April, about 380 people, including 180 Sathya Sai Organisation members, participated in meetings to discuss Bhagawan’s teachings, service projects and Sathya Sai education in 27 cities in Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, and Ukraine. Films were shown Read More
Over 310 participants from Russia and six adjoining countries lovingly served food to more than 1,100 people in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan. In addition to hot meals, fresh home-baked items, cookies and candy were distributed. Low-income families and people with disabilities were given food packages. Clothes, shoes, medicines and personal care products were also distributed to the needy. In some cities of Russia, volunteers also cleaned up areas near the food distribution sites. Read More