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At the request of Brazil's Ministry of Sports, around 1,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil are volunteering their time to help Brazil host the 2014 World Cup.

Mormons and their friends—those18 years old and older—are taking part in Brazil Volunteer, the volunteer force behind this year's World Cup and other events such as the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. They’re trained to receive visitors at airports and work at tourist sites and other popular locations during the World Cup, which lasts from June 12 through July 13.

 
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Rusike Clinic and School Reap the Benefits of Humanitarian Services

Rusike Handover

On the 19th of March 2014, the Rusike School in Goromonzi hosted an event to celebrate the renovation of the Rusike Clinic by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This renovation included a new toilet, shower and sink with pressurized water, two new boreholes and wells that were pumped into a large high water tower with a pressure tank and booster pump to deliver adequate water to the clinic. The Daily News covered the event.

 
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Water Well Covers Donated by Latter-day Saint Charities

The Latter Day Saints Charities in collaboration with members of the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Tafara and Mabvuku undertook a project to cover the private water wells in Tafara and Mabvuku Suburbs of Harare. 

 
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Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

Families in Africa are becoming more involved in seeking out personal histories and stories of their family members.

“In all of us,” wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel Roots (based on his own family histories), “there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage — to know who we are and where we have come from.”

 
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#Because of Him: Church Launches Easter Initiative Focused on Jesus Christ

A weeklong, Christ-focused social media initiative that includes memes and a prominently placed YouTube video begins today (Palm Sunday) and extends through Easter. In the effort (titled “Because of Him,” with an accompanying #BecauseofHim hashtag).

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Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

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First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Nelson Mandela's Passing

First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Nelson Mandela's Passing

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