Honduran students wrap up environmental study trip to Jefferson City

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From left, Francisco Cabanas, director of the Honduran after-school program Guaruma, poses with Adolfo Lopez and David Chavez. Cabanas and the two students visited Jefferson City during the past week to learn about the environment.

One Honduras student visiting Jefferson City over the past week was amazed to see wildlife such as deer and turkeys. The other was surprised what a big river the Missouri is, and how little we use it.

The 16-year-old students are among nearly 70 involved in an after-school program in Honduras called Guaruma, which offers environmental studies as well as classes like computers and English.

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