Several areas cleaned in Joint Beautification Service Project 2.
July 11, 2003
YOUTH groups, church organizations, and other non- governmental agencies joined forces on Saturday to execute Joint Beautification Service Project 2, with the aim of beautifying sections of the City of Georgetown.
Participating in the exercise, to help cleaning different wards in Georgetown were: the Church for Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints which focused on cleaning the LDS Church, Carmichael Street; St. Pius Catholic Church Youth Group, CARICOM Secretariat and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) teaming up to clean the seawalls; Volunteer Youth Corp tackling from Waterloo Street to Wellington Street; the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA) cleaned Thomas, Quamina and New Garden Streets, and the Red Cross Association cleaning Barrack and Camp Streets.
The initiative to help keep Georgetown clean was welcomed by the Mayor and City Council (M&CC).
An official explained that clean-up campaign had a number of objectives, including to promote a clean and healthy environment in Guyana and practices, which encouraged the cleanliness; assist in the education of citizens on their major role in the reduction and subsequently elimination of litter. (Dhara Cumberbatch)