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Narayana seva, which is feeding the hungry with reverence and humility, is the seva (selfless service) that is urgently needed today.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba, January 25, 1979

Kenya has been experiencing one of the most prolonged and severe droughts in the last 40 years. Lack of food, water, and extreme temperatures have affected millions, many of whom survive on agriculture. The drought has lasted over three years, with the last rains falling in 2018. Unfortunately, man-made climate change is a major cause of this tragedy.

It is estimated that 4.5 million people have been affected by acute food insecurity, mainly in the northern and eastern parts of the country. It is also reported that 2.5 million livestock and hundreds of animals, including elephants, zebras, and buffaloes, have perished.

In commemoration of the 97th year of Advent of the Avatar, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, the SSSIO of Kenya spearheaded a massive food distribution in the worst-affected parts of Kenya. During November 20-25, 2022, SSSIO volunteers, with the support of Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation and SSSIO Malaysia, distributed over 500 hampers of food in the Sosoma and Nuu regions of Mwingi, in the eastern part of Kenya. Each hamper of food containing Unga, beans, rice, and salt, weighed 24 kg and was enough to feed a family of seven for one month.

The Red Cross assisted the SSSIO Kenya with logistical support to ensure the food reached the hungry and the needy, many of whom were malnourished. SSSIO volunteers traveled about 480 km from Nairobi to reach their destinations.

Video: Commemorating the 97th year of Advent of the Avatar, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, by distributing a month’s food supplies to 500 families.

The United Nations has predicted that the drought will continue to deepen in the months ahead and have “catastrophic consequences.”

Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation Webpage

Jai Sai Ram
Sri Sathya Sai International Organization