Category: Zone 8

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

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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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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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Family camp in the Ural region of Russia

In the picturesque Ural mountain region, the Tenth Annual Family Camp was organized in the second half of July 2019.  From six cities, 65 participants including 23 children took part in the camp. “Family is the foundation of a happy life” was the theme of…

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Family Camp in the Caucasus in Russia

“We are one family” was the theme of a Family Camp organised on the shore of the Caspian Sea in late August 2019. More than 55 people including more than 40 public from Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, the Central and North-Western regions of Russia participated in the…

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National Conference on Education in Belarus

On a warm sunny day in early June 2019, more than 25 volunteers took part in the 6th National Education Conference in Vitebsk. The theme was ‘The manifestation of Truth, Compassion, and Beauty in Sai Education’. The participants shared their personal experiences and discussed how…

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Tree-planting Near St. Petersburg, Russia

On a beautiful warm sunny day in May 2019, 17 volunteers, including eight from three SSIO Centres in St. Petersburg, participated in the “All-Russian Forest Planting Day.” Organised by the St. Petersburg GKU “Resort’s Forest Park” as part of the “Gift the Forest” project, it…

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Siberian Volunteer Camp in Russia

Twenty-six SSIO volunteers from seven Sathya Sai Centres and Groups in six Siberian cities joined hands to organise volunteer camps in the middle of June 2019. Despite inclement weather, the volunteers, working as a cohesive team, repaired the houses of two retired seniors, distributed groceries…

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ESSE Institute Seminars in Russia

More than 50 people attended seminars at the ESSE (European Sathya Sai Education) Institute in Russia in late April and early May 2019. Twenty-nine teachers, including three from the ESSE Institute, presented seminars on many topics, including “Life and Teachings of Sathya Sai Baba”; “Modern…

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