Luhombero is the poorest and most remote parish in the Mahenge Diocese of western Tanzania. It lacks electricity, potable water, indoor plumbing, internet, policing, medical equipment, medicine and economic diversification.
The purpose of this site to generate enough funds for Father Placid Kindata to purchase a tractor and other farming equipment in order to radically improve the living conditions. Father Placid is an experienced farmer with a degree in business administration. He is determined to:
1. improve the local diet and housing standards,
2. provide skill-training programs,
3. improve communications and
4. generate year-round employment,
5. including jobs and housing for epileptics in treatment.
Please read Placid’s Story, roam this site and share its contents with friends.
If you are impressed by Placid’s character and if you wish to be support efforts to improve life in a sub-Saharan village, then please help with a small donation.
This site has been prepared by a Canadian journalist with no affiliation to the Catholic Church.
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