The generous and knowledgeable partners who help us care for our patients.

It is said, ‘it takes a village to raise a child’, and in our case that is certainly true. We cannot look after the children we treat alone, we are grateful to all of our partners who work together with us caring for the children.

African Mission Healthcare

AMH has supported the work of the Rehab Surgery Program and The Plaster House since 2010, both with grants to cover costs of children's surgery and rehabilitation, and with partnering with Watsi. AMH also provides fundraising tools to benefit The Plaster House program.

Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre

The Plaster House was established as the residential center for the Rehab Surgery Programme, a project of the Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC). ALMC is a hospital of the ELCT – North Central Diocese, established in 2008, it is the hospital where most of the medical care for our children is carried out.

Australian Volunteers International

The Plaster House is lucky to have partnered with AVI since the beginning of 2016, AVI place and support skilled personnel into organisations such as ours to address specific development goals.


Child-Help and IF-SBH

Child-Help developed as an offshoot of the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) who support activities around the ongoing rehabilitation and care for children presenting with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.

Impact UK

Impact UK provides grants to the Rehab Surgery Program to treat children who are living with ‘needless disability’. They also have supported the outreach program to identify children with disabilities who require corrective surgery.

Miracle Feet

Miracle Feet partner our clinic and support care of children with clubfeet, by providing training in the Ponseti method and materials to ensure best practice for clubfoot correction.

Smile Train

Smile Train ‘gives every child a chance to smile’. They support surgical costs for children with cleft lip and palate.

Tencent Foundation

Tencent Foundation is China’s largest online platform for philanthropy and charitable donations. Over the last year, Tencent Foundation and Watsi has been working together to fund many of the operations for children here at the Plaster House.



Watsi has supported the work of the Rehab Surgery Program and The Plaster House since 2012, by using an innovative crowd-funding platform to raise funds for individual patients requiring surgery and rehabilitation.