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Building bridges of friendship and support across the globe, Sahaya International is built on the belief that each of us has a genuine power to make a difference, be a spark of hope, be a catalyst of change. And the mutual rewards are endless.

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that will keep your feet happy!

Sat. Sept. 26, 2014: DANCE party with "Sorta Like Heaven"

Come and (re)live the music of the 80's with Yolo County's premiere Cure cover band: Sorta Like Heaven.

Location: International House Davis (10 College Park, Davis, CA 95616); show starts at 8 pm (doors open 7:30 pm).

Suggested entry donation: $10; Drinks & snacks available for purchase.

To learn more about the band, click here.

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Sunday October 12: Sahaya Walks 2014

Sahaya Walks 2014 SAHAYA WALKS (previously called Hope Walks) is a family-oriented annual event to celebrate that we can make a difference in the lives of HIV-infected children and orphans in the programs of Sahaya Internationall in developing countries. We do a very short walk, eat snacks, drink lemonade, listen to music, play fun games and listen to people share their hopes for an AIDS-free future. This is the 8th year we are having this event.

Registration will start in August. For more information, visit


Sac Valley World AIDS Day Bike Ride

Sunday, November 30, 2014:

World AIDS Day Bike Ride

Breaking Barriers Community Services Center and Sahaya International Inc (USA) are proud to present our 2nd annual Sac Valley World AIDS Day Bike Ride.
This year's event is bigger and better and is once again being held to benefit the HIV/AIDS client services provided by both our agencies. 

Sac Valley World AIDS Day Bike Ride

Based on your feedback, this year's ride will feature two amazing new routes that will wind us through some of the most beautiful countryside of the Sacramento Valley area.  The new routes will be revealed no later than August 1st.  

We are proud to announce that registration fees for this year's event will remain the same.  Course A (approximately 65 miles, for the more advanced cyclist) is $55 and Course B (approximately 30 miles, for the casual cyclist) is $40.  There is still no charge for volunteer and crew members.

SPACE IS LIMITED and we are anticipating a highly attended ride - please do not hesitate to register.  Last year's ride was almost sold out.

For further information or to register, please visit the event website at

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Sahaya Going Beyond - Official Trailer


An award-winning documentary by
Hollywood filmmaker/director Andy Lauer

Click here to learn more

Andy Lauer


Narrated by Academy Award Winner Jeremy Irons

and with theme song "May it be" by Grammy Award winner Enya



Update July 2014: Rapid progress on the construction of a 2nd level on the Mother Teresa School in Periyakrishnapuram (run by our partner organization READ).

Mother Teresa School

We are very grateful to everyone who contributed to the fundraising for this construction!

Take a minute to learn more about one of our ongoing fundraisers:


Become a proud sponsor of Praveen, Medical Student

PRAVEEN  is a 19-year old youth from a poor lower-caste family in rural India, He is the very first student in our programs to get accepted to Medical School. This is very special. But he needs our support.
Click here or on the picture to learn more and join "TEAM PRAVEEN".

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