Month: April 2020

Blog posts

Mental Health Awareness Workshop in Canada

Based on the positive feedback received from participants of a Cognitive Therapy Workshop in December 2018, the Medical Wing of the SSIO of Canada organised workshops between 28th April and 23rd June 2019 to help people with life challenges and self-management. In the first workshop…

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Adopted Community in Usme, Colombia

Usme is a small, rural community located south of Bogotá, Colombia. For over four years, SSIO volunteers, along with the Art Circle of Life (Círculo Arte De La Vida) Foundation have lovingly served approximately 20 women and children of this community. The volunteers assist the…

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Baby shower for refugee women in Iowa, USA

For the last two years, the Women’s Wing of the Sathya Sai Center of Des Moines, in collaboration with the Visiting Nurse Services (VNS), have organised prenatal classes for pregnant refugee women through the Stork Nest Program. The purpose of these classes is to educate…

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Serving the needy in Zone 8

In early October 2019, over 200 volunteers from Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan served food to about 1,200 needy people in various locations. Food items included hot porridge (rice, buckwheat, wheat) with vegetables, muffins, tea, coffee, fruit drinks, sweets, cookies and gingerbread…

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Flood Relief in Eastern Sri Lanka

Torrential rainfall in December 2019 triggered widespread flooding in several villages in the northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, displacing more than 30,000 people. About 45 SSIO volunteers in the eastern region of Sri Lanka, including 15 young adults, jumped into action to provide…

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Public Meeting in Uruguay

On 27th September 2019, SSIO volunteers in Maldonado City, in southeast Uruguay, organised a public meeting with the theme, “Life is a Challenge, Face It – The Challenge of Being Happy”. The event, which was advertised through posters in various parts of the city and…

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Volunteer camp in South Russia

During mid-June 2019, SSIO volunteers from six cities in Russia participated in a camp in a village in the Southern region of the country. They constructed a house for a young family whose head of the household was unable to work for a year, following…

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