Blind Welfare Association Honours Volunteers in Trinidad and Tobago

The SSIO of Trinidad and Tobago organises programmes every year for escorting visually-impaired persons to Mayaro Beach, for a day of fun and relaxing activities. On 19th March 2016, the Blind Welfare Association hosted a special event for 165 SSIO volunteers and others at the Easwaramma Sai Centre in Penal, South Trinidad, to express gratitude and appreciation for their friends in service.

The programme consisted of opening prayers, a welcome address, devotional singing by 30 visually-impaired persons, a short discourse by Sri Sathya Sai Baba read in Braille, and an informative talk on blindness awareness by a Welfare Rehabilitation Officer of the Blind Welfare Association. Two cultural presentations raised spirits in a festive atmosphere.

11th Annual Walk For Human Values all across Canadian Cities

The first Walk for Values was initiated by the Sathya Sai School, Canada, in 2003, to encourage participants to pledge to the practice of a human value for the following year, and to spread awareness of the human values to the public. The walk-a-thon has since spread to 10 cities across Canada and to four continents around the world, involving nearly 40 cities. Read More