Category: Zone 8

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

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Human Values Day in Kazakhstan

In April 2019, volunteers from the SSIO of Kazakhstan organised a Human Values Day to familiarise the public with the SSE programme and human values. More than 30 people  watched films about Sathya Sai Baba’s universal message on human values and associated projects. A 15-year…

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ESSE Institute Workshop in Odessa, Ukraine

In late October 2019, 25 people from eight cities in Ukraine and Russia gathered in Odessa, in southern Ukraine, to attend a seminar by the European Sathya Sai Education (ESSE) Institute.  Many participants were newcomers who were not aware of the teachings of Sathya Sai…

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International Camp in South Russia

In early August 2019, 132 volunteers from USA, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and UK took part in an international volunteer camp in the northwest region of Russia. Organised about 240 km from St. Petersburg, the camp included activities in medical services, repair and construction, social services…

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National Conference in Kazakhstan

More than 40 participants from 11 cities of Kazakhstan and Russia participated in the National Conference of the SSIO of Kazakhstan during late October 2019.  The conference began with soulful devotional songs. SSIO members presented reports on Centre activities during the past year, including a…

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Conference in the Caucasus Region of Russia

In mid-October 2019, a conference on the theme: “Unity is Divinity. Purity is Enlightenment” was organised in the Caucasus region for 36 people from Moscow, Azerbaijan, St. Petersburg, Nizhny, and Novgorod. The purpose of the conference was to summarize the activities conducted during the year…

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International Service Camp in Ukraine

The annual service camp of the SSIO of Ukraine was held from late June to early July 2019. SSIO volunteers who served at the camp included 45 from Ukraine, 19 from Europe and one from the USA. They renovated one of the school buildings by…

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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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Love All Serve All Sathya Sai Baba
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