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Flooding at the Sathya Sai School of Thailand

The Sathya Sai School of Thailand is spread over 155 acres of land, next to the Pasak River. The school has a residence for Sri Sathya Sai Baba, two residential campuses for students, and other buildings. It has its own farm and generates solar energy.

For decades, it has been a beacon for providing instruction in Sathya Sai Education in Human Values, training thousands of local teachers in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and hundreds of teachers, trainees and students from around the world, even from Mainland China.

However, a natural disaster struck the school recently. Due to heavy rains since mid-September 2021, a nearby dam overflowed and flooded the school grounds. The water level reached the second floor of some buildings, causing extensive damage to furnishings, computers and other equipment. Electricity and water supply were affected.

Many school resources, including houses built by students, renewable energy equipment, rice fields, playground, etc. were destroyed. A teacher stated with sadness that everything they had worked hard to create over many years was lost in a short time.

With the support of ex-students and SSSIO members around the world, cleaning and rebuilding operations have begun. Existing facilities are being restored and, where possible, it is planned to rebuild other facilities on higher grounds.

The school is expected to open again in the second week of January 2022.

With best regards,

Media Committee
Sri Sathya Sai International Organisation