Illiteracy is a curse for everyone - particularly for the weaker sections of society in the rural areas. To provide food, clothing, books, tuition fees etc., to those children who are in dire need of educational facilities (but cannot afford them).
To shelter the weak and neglected and meet their basic needs like food and clothing. Simultaneously to provide training to them in trades, arts and crafts and bring them up as 'useful citizens of the land'.
By 1995, we were able to serve the devotees during the 70th Birthday of Swami in our own premises. Sarva Dharma Stupa was built by then.On 7th Jun 1996, Bhagavan Baba very graciously inaugurated Sri Sathya Sai Prema Kutir; the Home for the Aged was started.On 10th Jun 1998 Swami visited and blessed the staff and the aged people of the ashram.
On 11th Jun 2000, Swami graciously consecrated the Ganesha temple, inaugurated the dormitory for the aged people, and Goshala. Swami with abundant grace blessed the assembled devotees with His divine discourse. In the course of the discourse Swami said “there is no good school in this area and I will establish a good school which caters to the needs of the local children”. 75 mass marriages were performed on 13th November 2000 to commemorate Swami’s 75th Birthday.On 11th Jun 01, Swami inaugurated the first block of the school. The school was started with First standard with three teachers and 36 students. And on 11th June 2002, Swami inaugurated the second block of seven rooms and also blessed us to start the Fifth standard. Bhagavan blessed us to construct Auditorium cum Prayer Hall.On 11th to 13th Jun 03, Navagraha (Nine planets) temples were consecrated with Swami’s blessings. Prof. Anil Kumar of Sri Sathya Sai University presided the meeting.As part of Swami’s 80th Birthday celebrations, 80 days Maha Yagna for world peace was performed along with Maha Rudra Yagna from 1st September to 23rd November 2005. On 20th Oct 05, Swami most unexpectedly came and blessed the students, staff and blessed Poornahuthi items. On 20th November Bheema ratha shanthi for 80 old couples was performed.