Tanzania

by Joni Astrup Associate Editor  A delegation visiting Elk River from Tanzania, Africa, has returned home with a check to begin construction of an Elder House. The house, in Tanzania, will be a place where up to 14 elderly people at a time can receive care in the last days of their lives. The cost [...]

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Click here to learn more about the friendship that has led to the Elder House plan. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor In Tanzania, Africa, the AIDS epidemic and a flight to the city for economic reasons have resulted in the disappearance of much of the middle generation of family caregivers. As a result, healthy elders [...]

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Click here to read about an Elder House project. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor For 13 years, Central Lutheran Church in Elk River has had a friendship with two Lutheran churches in Tanzania, Africa. It began during a Mission Extravaganza event at Central Lutheran in 2000. The Rev. Isaac Jonathan Chengula, who is from Tanzania, [...]

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