Tanzania

 
photo: Drew Jagadich and Pastor Calvin

Encouraged by the bishops of the Nebraska ELCA and the Northern Diocese of the ELC-Tanzania, Southwood Lutheran began its sister church relationship with Uswaa Lutheran Parish in 2003. Together, Southwood and Uswaa have worked to build a second church (Nkira Avaanga), establish a pharmacy and improve education and employment opportunities in the rural area on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

photo: ground breaking for medical clinic

The church broke ground on a medical clinic in February 2020.  Construction is underway with many community and church members giving their time and talents to the project.

Visit Tanzania!

International Travel is currently not recommended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We will begin plans to visit Tanzania once the situation allows for safe international travel.

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