Category: Service

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Camp in Northwest Russia

In early June 2019, 36 volunteers from 11 Sathya Sai Centres and Groups in northwest Russia took part in a week-long camp near St. Petersburg. The volunteers began the camp by renovating the school where they were staying. They removed old furniture, painted the walls…

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Sustainability Award in Australia

On 15th November 2019, the Sathya Sai College of Murwillumbah, New South Wales (NSW) won the People’s Choice Award for Schools for sustainability, presented by the local Tweed Council at the inaugural Sustainability Champions ceremony. NSW’s Tweed Council is taking a pro-active role in encouraging…

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Water Purification Project, Oddusuddan, Sri Lanka

On 13th September 2019, as a part of Sathya Sai Village Integrated Project (SSVIP) in Kathaliyar, Samalankulam, and Oddusuddan, SSIO volunteers in Sri Lanka initiated a new water purification project to provide safe drinking water for 2,500 local residents. The project, assisted by the Vision…

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Disaster Relief in Mindanao, Philippines

Mindanao island, the second-largest island in the Philippines, was hit by three devastating earthquakes in October 2019, affecting more than 260,000 people. SSIO volunteers in Philippines immediately sprang into action, collecting nearly 900 kg of relief goods and made plans to distribute essential food items…

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Serving the elderly and disabled in Belarus

During mid-September 2019, SSIO volunteers from three cities in Belarus lovingly served the elderly and disabled at a local nursing home. They brought cleaning supplies, construction equipment and cleaned the windows, rooms and the lobby. Then they distributed sweets and bananas to the residents, while…

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Blankets of Love in USA

A team of 20 Sathya Sai Young Adults from Seattle, Washington made 14 “Blankets of Love” for the children of St. Jude’s Hospital. The volunteers used 100% cotton flannel – a more environmentally friendly choice compared to synthetic fibres. While making the blankets, the young…

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Medical Camp in Northern Sri Lanka

On 13th September 2019, volunteers from the Sathya Sai Center of Jaffna conducted a medical camp in the remote village of Malligaitheevu in Northern Sri Lanka. Seven doctors, 2 medical students, 1 pharmacist, 3 nursing staff, and 11 volunteers provided loving care to  more than…

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Skill Development Exhibition in Nepal

The Ladies wing of the SSIO in Nepal trains women in various skills such as weaving, knitting, tailoring, and making artificial flowers, rosaries, handicrafts, pickles and other eatables for making them self-reliant. Products thus made are exhibited from time to time to encourage women and…

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