S.O.D.A.Samuha Overseas Development Association You are invited to the Annual S.0.D.A. Indian Buffet and Auction The Columbus Community Centre 7201 Domano Boulevard, Prince George, BCView location on Google Maps   Friday, October 27, 2023 Doors open at 6:30pm and dinner service starts at 7pm Presentation and slides of S.O.D.A.’s past […]

2023 Annual S.O.D.A. Indian Buffet and Auction


Health in the Himalaya takes the reader deep inside the Himalayan communities of Tibet, Bhutan and Ladakh. The author shares rich experiences of a health care provider from Canada who volunteered with medical teams working with people with disabilities, in remote Himalayan communities.

Health in the Himalaya – Book Launch


SAMUHA provided the following information regarding current COVID status in India.

COVID Status in India



We invite you once again participate virtually through donations and an online silent auction. October 17th to 23rd at 9pm.

2021 S.O.D.A. Online Auction


Hilary recently launched her book outlining her 25 years of experience with Samuha in India. Footsteps to Freedom – Tales of Therapy in Rural India transports the reader into rural India during the height of the polio epidemic. This book explores how a volunteer physiotherapist from the British Columbia Interior […]

Book Launch – FOOTSTEPS TO FREEDOM – Tales of Therapy ...


I am back at home in Canada now but had another great trip to India. The highlight was village visits to see Kaveri & Balavva who featured in my book, Footsteps to Freedom. Kaveri is in high-school now and Balavva is working as an early education teacher. I gave them […]

25 Years and Counting



Greetings from India. I have been with Samuha in Koppal since 9th October. I am here with Barb Purdie, a physio from Ontario. We have had a full and busy time here. The day after we arrived, we visited Hampi, a beautiful historic site nearby. It is situated on a […]

Greetings from India


S.O.D.A. Samuha Overseas Development Association You are invited to the Annual S.0.D.A. Indian Buffet   Entertainment & Silent Auction at Hart Crown Banquet Hall 3966 John Hart Highway Saturday, October 27, 2018   Doors open at 6:00pm Admission by donation Tax receipts given for donations, excluding the $25 price of […]

2018 Annual S.O.D.A. Indian Buffet


I have just completed my 3 weeks in India with Samuha. The program continues to make amazing progress. The spinal cord injury unit was particularly impressive. All the clients spend some considerable time standing, with their braces on. Many of them manage to walk all around the campus area using […]

India Republic Day Jan 26th in Koppal



January 16th, 2018 Have been here in India 10 days now. The program is going really well. There are 10 clients in the spinal cord injury unit, all working hard and most of them up walking with braces and walker. 3 of them sustained their injuries falling from palm trees […]

India 2018