First ladies visit Welfare Square

SALT LAKE CITY — On visits to Salt Lake City, the first ladies of Peru and Paraguay saw firsthand the Church's humanitarian and welfare programs. Pilar Nores de Garcia, first lady of Peru, and Maria Gloria Penayo de Duarte, first lady of Paraguay, visited Welfare Square and the Humanitarian Center on March 28 and April 2, respectively, at the same time sharing with Church officials their efforts to help the people in their respective countries.

The Peruvian first lady outlined to Church leaders her humanitarian program "Sembrando," which assists the poorest of the poor in Peru's higher-elevation areas. Arrangements were also made for the Church to continue providing assistance and outreach through Mrs. Duarte's foundation in Paraguay.