After celebrating morning Mass in Nigeria, Fr. Zachariah Fufeyin heads to Our Lady of the Waters Farm, where he rears pigs, rabbits, goats, and sheep to try and help increase local protein consumption.
Catholic institutions and parishioners in Nigeria are working to prevent future floods. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria on Feb. 15 launched a tree-planting campaign in partnership with Caritas Nigeria.
"The entire community is underwater and my people are in dire need of serious interventions with relief materials," says one local leader. "But unfortunately, it seems as though the government doesn't care about us."