Looking Beyond Disabilities
On 6 September 2003, many Sai
centres along with Sai youth organised a ‘Day at the Beach’, in
Southern California, for over 50 physically and mentally disabled
children and adults. Nearly 125 volunteers participated in this
project, bringing joyful smiles to the faces of these children.
Owing to their disabilities, these children do not enjoy a normal
childhood; some of them had never been to the beach before. Swami
often reminds that ‘self-confidence’ is the very foundation on
which the mansion of human life is built. Inspired by the vision
of “looking beyond disabilities, focusing on capabilities,
expanding possibilities”, the entire day comprised of therapeutic
projects involving music, dance, human values songs and games
aimed at helping the children express their innate God-given
abilities. Here are some photographs…..
E-Magazine, June 1, 2004