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Medical Camp in Sri Lanka

To receive medical care, villagers in Maruthankernikulam in the Batticaloa District are forced to walk to Vakarai, a town about 30 km away. To alleviate the situation, the SSIO organised a medical camp on 5th May 2018 in Maruthankernikulam. A team of five doctors, one…

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Eliminating Food Waste in Florida, USA

Since 2012, the Sathya Sai Centre of West Palm Beach has supported gleaning projects during harvest season to prevent food waste. Gleaning, the act of collecting produce left in the fields after harvest, prevents food waste by supplying local agencies with food for low-income families….

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Serving Psychiatric Patients in Cakovec, Croatia

For the past 26 years, SSIO volunteers have rendered selfless service by caring for psychiatric patients in Orehovica. Led by a fine arts professor, the volunteers put smiles on people’s faces by giving them small gifts, entertaining them by singing and spreading love to all.

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Village Adoption in Letovanic, Croatia

SSIO volunteers in Croatia have served the impoverished in the village of Letovanic on the banks of the river Kupa since 2014. On 17th February 2018, they served food and distributed warm blankets, duvets and hygiene kits to various disadvantaged families. In addition, SSIO members…

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Preparing USA First Grade Children for Bright Futures

Since October 2016, volunteers from the Sathya Sai Centre of Detroit have been tutoring ten at-risk first grade children at the Harms Elementary School, in a disadvantaged, predominantly Hispanic neighbourhood. The children lack English-speaking adults at home to help them with homework. In addition, the parents often…

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Animal Shelter Supplies Drive in USA

The St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center in Olivette, Missouri, requested the SSIO to help meet a growing need for supplies to take care of more than 75 animals. SSIO members in the USA Mid-Central Region, from the states of Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi…

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