On 12th January 2018, the Department of Social Welfare of the Attica Region, Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance, and Social Solidarity, awarded an honorary plaque to the SSIO of Greece. The honour recognises the Read More
The Sathya Sai School of Ribeirão Preto, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, was founded on 31st March 2002, Easter Day, with the blessing of Sathya Sai Baba. Classes began in April that year, and the school has Read More
On 29th April 2016, members of the SSIO attended a Labour Day event organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development. The programme, titled “All Together in the Emirates of Zayed,” took place at Al Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, to felicitate organisations rendering services to local workers. Read More
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.
A 19th medical and service camp in Kazakhstan was organised by 36 Sathya Sai volunteers from seven cities, from 4th to 6th April 2014, in the town of Saran in Karaganda district. A physician, a psychologist and a dermatologist examined 66 patients and provided medicines. Read More
In the Borikhan district of Borikhamxay Province, Laos, 15 villages were severely affected by flooding in July 2013. About 40 volunteers from the Sathya Sai Foundation of Laos responded to the emergency by distributing rice, cooking oil, soy sauce, instant noodles, salt, sugar, blankets and other needed items. Read More
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