Teachers are reservoirs from which, through the process of education, students draw the elixir of life.
-Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba
Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba launched the SSSVV program on 23rd November, 2010 to meet the growing need for holistic education for all. This project harnesses technology to replicate on a national scale, the success of the model of integral education followed at the Sai schools and university in and around Prasanthi Nilayam, which combine values-based education with academic excellence. It aims to create a generation of well-qualified young men and women, with a burning desire to serve the motherland, a strong sense of responsible citizenship, integrity, and empathy for their brethren, apart from a spiritual outlook. The guiding principle of SSSVV is to make human values infused secular information available free to teachers and their pupils. Leveraging technology for remote access, the program calls upon the altruistic attitude of enthusiastic volunteers with education, training and technology backgrounds to achieve the dream of Integral Education for All, Integral Education by All
With over two decades of experience as a committed teacher, Sandhya Sri Kasturi dons many hats in the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation. As a devoted Balvikas guru, Sandhya Sri joined SSSVV in 2012 volunteering as a trainer, school resource coordinator and a PYF mentor. She has also played a pivotal role as a teacher coordinator during the Deloitte Impact Day Celebrations.
Ms. Subhashini brings with her a rich experience of thirty-one years of service in the field of education to serve SSSVV as a content creator, reviewer and PYF mentor since its inception. She also coaches students from disadvantaged sections of society at an orphanage and children of parents serving life imprisonment. She considers her contribution to SSSVV as a small drop in the mighty ocean of service minded volunteers.
A Post graduate in Life Sciences from SSSIHL, Anantapur Campus, Soniya gained valuable experience working as SSSVV Fellowship scholar for one year at Kundarapalli School, Tamil Nadu, bringing about commendable milestone changes to the school. Currently, she works as a researcher in Life Sciences and also takes time to serve as the Phone Your Friend team lead for Tamil Nadu.