Serving Prisoners in Kathmandu, Nepal

On the occasion of Father’s Day, 11th September 2015, Sathya Sai volunteers served lunch to 700 male inmates of the central jail of Kathmandu. A senior officer of the SSIO of Nepal gave a talk on practising human values in daily life. On the same occasion, at Bhadrapur in eastern Nepal, Sathya Sai members served food to ten elderly fathers and four elders with physical challenges. Read More

Buddha Poornima Celebrations in Prasanthi Nilayam

Buddha Poornima celebrations on 3rd and 4th May 2015 in Prasanthi Nilayam, commemorated Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and attainment of Pari-Nirvana. Pilgrims from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Lao PDR, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan joined in the event, themed “Metta – Loving Kindness.” The two-day programme Read More

Quiz Competition in Nepal

The SSIO of Nepal held interschool quiz competitions on the topic of spirituality, for 469 students from 34 schools, which included questions on the Sathya Sai International Organisation, human values, the Ramayana, the Bhagavad Gita, etc. Books on Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, His framed photographs, and trophy shields were distributed to participants. The school administration and students were pleased with the event and requested the SSIO to organise such events in the future.

Training EHV Teachers, Nepal

On 5th–6th September 2014, the ISSE of Nepal conducted a two-day introductory training programme on EHV in eastern Nepal, for 300 private school teachers. In an inaugural speech, the district education officer of the Government of Nepal spoke glowingly about the significance of EHV in the present educational system. The ISSE of Nepal has trained 10,690 private school teachers and 3,848 master trainers in the department of education, Government of Nepal, besides providing talks on values-parenting to 2,238 parents.

Community Drinking Water Project in Nepal

In some remote parts of Nepal, people have to travel long distances for drinking water.  The SSIO of Nepal has completed several community drinking water projects to alleviate this hardship. The foundation stone for such a project was laid on Avatar Declaration Day, 20th October 2013, and the facility was formally opened on 7th June 2014. Sathya Sai volunteers provided 1,214 days of labour for laying 12,000 metres of pipe to bring water to 335 needy families in a sparsely populated hilly area. Read More

Divine Grace in Nepal

On 17th May 2014, a leading newspaper in Nepal published a story about a 99-year-old tribesman who was surviving on wild tubers. Due to drought, even the tubers were difficult to find, so that the elderly tribesman was starving for 17 days. Two volunteers from a Sathya Sai Centre immediately set out Read More