Category: Zone 8

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

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Serving Boarding Schools in Azerbaijan

For the last 15 years, SSIO volunteers in Azerbaijan have been assisting the hostel which houses former graduates of orphanages and boarding schools. This work includes helping with food, household items and furniture. Most recently, in September 2020, the volunteers collected food supplies, clothing articles…

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Serving Mother Earth in Zone 8

Sri Sathya Sai volunteers from Zone 8 launched an ecological project, “Clean Planet” to inspire everyone to practice the universal values of Unity is Divinity and Purity is Enlightenment by serving Mother Earth. The first phase of the project involved clean-up of public areas by…

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Serving the Needy in the Volga-Ural Region of Russia

In August 2020, SSIO volunteers in the Volga-Ural region of Russia served food to the needy in three cities. Recently in September, the volunteers distributed food to the needy in five cities. The volunteers also cleaned parks in two cities and lovingly served animals at…

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Serving the Underprivileged in Ukraine

In September 2020, SSIO volunteers from Ukraine and Germany distributed a wheelchair, 10 chairs, and a refrigerator to 12 elderly and disabled residents in a village. The recipients expressed their gratitude to the volunteers. In Kiev, volunteers including children, cleaned and refurbished two sheds at…

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Warm Meals for the Needy in Belarus

Volunteers in Belarus have continued to distribute warm meals to the needy through the COVID-19 related disruptions. In September 2020, Sri Sathya Sai volunteers in Vitebsk, organized in small groups of 3 to 5 and following COVID protocol, delivered meals directly to the homes, and…

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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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Love All Serve All Sathya Sai Baba
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