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
Austin, Texas, USA based Mahesh Mahadevan comes to team SSSVV with impressive credentials. With a Master’s degree in Computers, Mahesh is an Embedded Software engineer currently working on Real Time Operating Systems for Embedded Devices. He joined SSSVV in February 2019 as a Multimedia volunteer. Very prompt in his submissions, Mahesh has a keen eye for detail and produces visually pleasing work that reflects his creativity. He is a dream volunteer, who works silently, and meets all his timelines. At SSSVV we feel humbled and blessed to have such a qualified and committed team player onboard.
Prasansha Dong of Gangtok, Sikkim, M.Com, Ph.D is an ICSSR Doctoral Scholar at the Sikkim University. She has teaching experience at school and college levels. Prasansha is currently the State Coordinator for PYF program and a trainer. She has reorganised the PYF team and started the program in all 3 Sai Schools implementing SSSVV. She believes the opportunity to serve the society from home through SSSVV is a valuable and life transforming opportunity. She remains committed to empowering Sai teachers and students of Sikkim through the holistic SSSVV deliverables. Thank you Prasansha Dong.
A Senior Bal Vikas guru from Chennai, Sudha Sairam is our dynamic Multimedia (MM) volunteer holding a B.A in Sanskrit language. In 2016, she had her initial stint in SSSVV as a PYF volunteer only to find her interest in creative MM work. Since 2017, Sudha Sairam has played a vital role in the MM team including the recent CBSE Social Studies multimedia submissions. Her high quality work includes creative slides and error free presentations. Known for her quick turnarounds without compromising on quality, the humble Sudha is a great team player. Thank you!
Bengaluru based A. Sreevani has worked in IT services giants like TCS and Sathyam before joining a Healthcare start-up where she works as a software tester. Since 2019, she serves SSSVV Phone-Your-Friend (PYF) Team, mentoring a rural teacher in Karnataka. She brings in sincerity and availability to her work and has been instrumental in training her mentee in English Language in a structured way. She looks forward to these sessions as they give her immense satisfaction. Bravo, Sreevani.
An academician with 14 years of experience, Puttaparthi based Sai Jyoti Kapoor brings with her a rich background to enhance the SSSVV Training team, where she has been training the teachers through virtual classes since lockdown. While she currently works as a Nutrition counsellor at Sri Sathya Sai General Hospital, Puttaparthi, Sai Jyoti also dons the role of the trainer at SSSVV. She feels that the lesson plans prepared by the content team are perfect and wholesome and aid the training team completely in their training. Great to have you on the team Sai Jyoti!