News Release

“Helping Hands” partners with Friends for Conservation and Development to clean along the Mopan River in the Cayo District

On Saturday, 4 May 2019, “Helping hands” (members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS)) partnered with the Succotz Youth Group of Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD), a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in the Cayo District, to clean along the Mopan River.


There were 18 volunteers including missionaries who started at 9am and finished at 12 noon.  A lot of trash was collected, three pickup loads.   The youth group was happy to have partnered with “Helping Hands”, which was well organized, and to have accomplished a lot in one day.   The clean-up was most needed after the Easter celebrations and other events that bring a lot of people to the Succotz River.

FCD is a well-known conservation group in the country  Their headquarters is directly in front of the Succotz LDS Chapel and they have used the facilities many times to carry out meetings and training to their staff.

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