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Regional volunteer camp in Southern Russia

From July 3–5, 2020, SSIO volunteers from five cities in the Southern region of Russia celebrated Guru Poornima by serving the residents of a hospice facility in a village. The volunteers renovated three buildings – they plastered, primed, and painted walls and repaired the facades…

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Feeding the impoverished and homeless in Northwest Russia

SSIO members in the northwest region of Russia continued to serve food to people in need, in spite of the pandemic, every Saturday. Volunteers observed all safety precautions while distributing food by wearing masks and gloves and observing social distancing. They distributed food packages containing…

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Selfless Service in Southern Russia

In celebration of Guru Poornima, SSIO volunteers from three cities in Southern Russia repaired and improved the apartment of a needy person. They replaced the wallpaper in the kitchen, installed a new wardrobe and restored the bathroom. The participants were grateful to Sri Sathya Sai…

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Online Conference in Zone 8

During May 9–10, 2020, more than 600 people from 78 cities in Zone 8 participated in an online Zonal conference with the theme, Unity is Divinity, Purity is Enlightenment. There were inspiring speeches and presentations highlighting service projects, activities, and events held in various countries….

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18th Sai Spiritual Education Conference of Zone 8

Towards the end of March 2020, more than 220 people from various cities in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan attended the 18th Zonal Conference on Sai Spiritual Education (SSE). Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the event was held online. The theme of…

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Feeding the Needy in Zone 8

Over 200 SSIO volunteers from 49 cities across Zone 8, came together in mid-March to lovingly serve over 1,080 people. In Russia, Sai volunteers served porridge with gravy along with tea and sweets to more than 720 people. In Ukraine, 38 Sai volunteers served more…

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Meeting of Zone 8 Countries

In late February 2020, more than 30 people attended the annual meeting of the SSIO of Zone 8 in the Leningrad Region. Representative of each country and region of the SSIO discussed their accomplishments as well as challenges faced. The evening programme included devotional songs,…

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