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"Mormon Helping Hands" comes to a close.

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints have completed a three month community service season dubbed Mormon Helping Hands.

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the country of Uganda have recently completed a three month community service drive dubbed "Mormon helping hands".

The activities that commenced in June this year saw both church and community members put in several hundred man hours of service to improve hygiene and cleanliness in their neigbourhoods.

This year's helping hands service projects included cleaning hospitals and health centers, local community market areas, and residential areas.

Doned in their trademark yellow vests, with the helping hands logo, the volunteers rendered In total over 1800 service hours.

Local leaders from the communities served, expressed appreciation for the work done.

Cleanup projects were carried out in Jinja, Mpumudde, Njeru, Walukuba, Mukono, Seeta, Kololo, Ntinda, Mutungo, Kabowa, Mengo, Kajjansi, Entebbe and Lugazi.

Other towns in which projects were done include, Masaka, Mbale, Iganga, Busia, Lira, and Gulu.

These activities carried out yearly extend throughout the world.

It is hoped that these projects will help the members of the community to appreciate cleanliness and emulate the example set.

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