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Heart Valve Bank (HVB) was established in 2002 with the blessings of Sathya Sai Baba, the inspirer and par excellence himself in selfless service to humanity. His life was dedicated to bringing about both individual transformation but also societal, and he therefore took it upon himself to tirelessly work on numerous public service initiatives. These included the establishment of numerous hospitals that provide high quality free treatment, construction of educational institutes from small rural schools to award winning universities, numerous housing projects and critically also, many water projects that have lead to the supply of clean drinking water to many parts of India. In times of disaster, Sathya Sai Baba himself has been at the forefront of providing relief with whatever the required needs were.

Sathya Sai Baba’s life was an example of cultivation and practice of selfless service to humanity irrespective of caste, creed, colour or country and this has serviced as the inspiration for Heart Valve Bank and how it operates.