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Cleanup in Angola

Cleanup in Angola

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Garbage piled on the median overflows onto a road in Luanda, Angola. A waste-collection crisis in the province intensified when the Provincial Government of Luanda suspended contracts with the companies that performed the service. Photo by Augusto Bento, UM News.

By Augusto Bento
Translated by João Filimone Sambo
May 21, 2021 | LUANDA, Angola (UM News)

More than a thousand United Methodists of the Angola West Conference mobilized recently in Luanda, the capital, for a massive cleanup campaign throughout the city.

As the effort began, West Angola Area Bishop Gaspar João Domingos and his wife, the Rev. Lucrécia Domingos, joined the group at Bethel Chapel.

“Methodists are called to do good to everyone and at all times,” he said. “We cannot live with the garbage that surrounds us, so as not to feel like garbage, too.”

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