Many low-income families were rendered destitute during a recent typhoon in the Philippines, and their children, who were malnourished, needed food and care. In response, the SSIO Read More
The Pilillia Sathya Sai School, located in the Rizal Province, held a graduation ceremony for kindergarten and Grade 6 classes on 26th March 2016. The memorable ceremony was made possible by the tireless work of 10 Sathya Sai volunteers. The 30 pupils honoured on this day joined the list of 450 pupils who have previously graduated from kindergarten and Grade 6. The Sathya Sai School follows the curriculum set by the Philippines Department of Education and also integrates Sathya Sai Education in Human Values at every level of education. All students received scholarships from the SSIO and many of the alumni have pursued higher education. Read More
Besides organising devotional activities, the Sai Study Group of Indonesia (SSGI) distributed food and 2,585 packages of daily necessities to underprivileged people. Volunteers also Read More
As previously reported, in November 2013, the Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan, in which the area near Tacloban was destroyed. The SSIO began offering humanitarian relief to the victims within days, and disaster relief efforts have continued up to the present date, including the following services: Read More
Since November 2013, the Sathya Sai International Organisation (SSIO) has been actively involved in disaster relief efforts in Tacloban, Philippines – a region significantly affected by typhoon Yolanda. The SSIO has focused its disaster relief efforts in three major areas: Read More
During 21st–25th June 2014, a team of 12 Sathya Sai devotees organised a five-day medical camp in the municipality of Dulag, which had been hit hard by cyclone Yolanda. Medical services were provided to 2,095 patients in the specialties of pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, dermatology and dental care. The camps took place on consecutive days Read More
Every month, Sathya Sai volunteers in the Philippines collect about 1,000 kilogrammes of fabric remnants and distribute them to 35 poor women to help them earn a livelihood. The women are also given training in making household products that are sold in local markets. Each woman earns about pesos 3,000 (about $70), supplementing her household income. In August 2014, a group of garment manufacturers donated 500 kilogrammes of fabric remnants, which were collected by Sathya Sai volunteers and distributed at several locations. The women who participate in the programme, in turn, share their skills among themselves and display their products proudly, before they are sold.
On 8th November 2013, a Category 5 typhoon, named Haiyan, made landfall in Guiuan, a small town in the Eastern Samar province of the Philippines. The storm affected an estimated 15 million people, with 6,000 reported dead. Read More