Category: Zone 8

Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

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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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Celebrating Guru Purnima Online in Ukraine

SSIO volunteers from eight cities in Ukraine celebrated the auspicious occasion of Guru Poornima by expressing gratitude and love to Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. The participants watched presentations titled, Who is the True Guru, the history of Guru Poornima and other inspiring videos. Various…

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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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Serving the elderly in the Sumy region in Ukraine

SSIO volunteers from seven cities in Ukraine visited a hospice for the elderly in a village in the Sumy region to deliver packages containing bedding, towels, clothes, diapers, household cleaners, and fruits. In addition, the SSIO of Germany contributed 12 mattresses, waterproof mattress covers, 12…

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Serving the Needy during the Pandemic in Kazakhstan

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SSIO volunteers in Kazakhstan provided food and other essential items to families with children, single mothers, people with disabilities, pensioners, and homeless people. Between mid-March and May 2020, the volunteers distributed 25 food packages weighing about 15 kg each,…

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