Congregation Liaison: Outreach and Servant Ministries Committee

KAFIKA HOUSE, (formerly The Plaster House) is a high-love, low-cost rehabilitative surgery program in northern Tanzania. Founded in 2008, Kafika House provides a safe, loving home away from home for children receiving pre-and post-operative care and rehabilitation for a surgically correctable disability.
To learn more about Kafika House, visit and learn why those kids have a hold on our hearts.

To give to Kafika House, the best ways are:

  • Use a credit card/ATM card; go online to and click on Donate.
  • Write a check to Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church with ‘Kafika House’ on the memo line.

Saint Andrew’s member Jean Wahlstrom serves on the International Advisory Board for Kafika House.

Saint Andrew’s supports Kafika House with budgeted funds and occasional collection of items.


Current Opportunities

Luncheon: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 | 11:45 am | Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 411 156th Avenue NE, Bellevue

Introducing KAFIKA HOUSE (formerly known as The Plaster House) in Tanzania

All are invited to a buffet luncheon at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church on Wednesday, November 1, to hear Sarah Rejman, the Founder and Director of KAFIKA HOUSE.
KAFIKA HOUSE is a high-love, low-cost rehabilitative surgery program in Northern Tanzania. Sarah is eager to share the good news of their expansion and the renaming of their unique medical treatment centers in Tanzania. Enjoy a variety of African foods and watch a media presentation of their current work. Learn how you can invest and change the lives of children living with disabilities who are surgically treatable, now available at three different sites in Tanzania.

Check out their current websites: and

Kindly RSVP to Jean Wahlstrom through the Saint Andrew’s church office.

KAFIKA HOUSE is a longtime global mission project of both Saint Andrew’s and Cross of Christ Lutheran.

Questions? Please contact Jean Wahlstrom.