The original NJIA medical facility became a center within the community
of 122,000 providing a beacon of hope.

NJIA new center has become equally vital in its community.



  • In 2002, 1.1 billion people lacked access to improved water sources, which represented 17% of the global population
  • In sub-Saharan Africa sanitation coverage is a mere 36%.
  • In sub-Saharan Africa, 42% of the population is still without improved water
  • Many poor people, children and women in particular, die without ever accessing a health facility
  • Eight out of ten children, who get infections, die at home and six of them without any contact with formal health services
  • Almost 90% of all child deaths are due to preventable causes - malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea, malnutrition and complications of low birth weight
  • Approximately 28.6% of Tanzanians cannot read and write in any language


Current Projects Include:


  • Empowering local organizations to provide critical services to the people in Africa.
  • Partnering to construct wards for Njia Health Center in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.
  • Supporting the new Iraq and Afganistan War Veterans Rehabiltion facility in upstate New York, to aid families with housing, transportation and assist in the recovery of soldiers.


Past Accomplishments Include:


  • Partnering with Rotary International to provide water.
  • Supporting indigenous organizations whose goal is capacity-building for local projects involved in health, economic empowerment, education, care of orphans and providing shelter.
  • Providing tuition to vulnerable and orphaned children in Africa.
  • Shipping medical supplies and equipment to Njia Health Center, in partnership with several U.S. hospitals and health providers.
  • Participating in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
    (Emergency Plan / PEPFAR).
  • Embarking on an educational initiative called Mwambo Computer & E-learning. The focus is increasing access to basic quality education through e-learning programs.
  • Supporting the building of a school in Tanzania.

Mission Statement

The Mission of LIFE PROJECT FOR AFRICA (LPA), is to bring hope to those in need, at home and abroad, by expanding our initial mission to save life and give hope to the poor in Africa, through services that promote HEALTH, provide EDUCATION, tackle POVERTY, provide shelter to vulerable populations of Tanzania.



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Facts about Africa

There are 396 million episodes of malaria every year, most of the disease burden is in Africa south of the Sahara.

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Contact Information


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The Holyoke-Manhattan Building
80 South Highland Ave
Ossining, New York 10562 USA
Tel 914-941-5668
Fax 914-941-6091


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