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'It's hugely rewarding': the Aussie in Africa healing broken kids

Justin was eight when he had an epileptic seizure and fell into a cooking fire. His right arm was amputated and he was left with severe facial disfigurement; a hole for a nose and one eye. When he arrived at the Plaster House, a surgical rehabilitation centre founded by Australian Sarah Rejman in Tanzania, he had been tormented in his village.

Bozeman, Montana, helps African children overcome disabilities

Gail Gettler and her family went to Tanzania to live for four months to experience Africa, its beauty, people and culture.

They came home to Bozeman two years ago with much more than photos of Mount Kilimanjaro. Gettler returned with a sense of mission — to help The Plaster House, the small nonprofit where she and her daughter volunteered for a month.

Sarah Rejman from Occupational Therapist to African Paediatric Rehabilitation Facility Founder

This week’s leap taker had done the things she set out to do with her career. She had created a nice, comfortable life. And yet, she felt incredibly sad. But instead of pushing it away, she turned towards it and used it to fuel a truly authentic expression of who she is.


“A delivery? Do you have a donation to deliver?” Sarah asked with her phone pressed between her shoulder and ear, shifting gears with her left hand and steering her Jeep wheel with the right.

Learning to care: Bozeman kids help children halfway around the world

Fifth-grade kids at Bozeman’s Longfellow School have donated their pennies and dimes so that children they’ve never met in faraway Africa can have surgery and medical care that will change their lives.