The Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H. the Princess Mother was founded by H.R.H. Srinagarindra, the Princess Mother in 1992 when she had learned that Assoc. Prof. Dr. Therdchai Jivacate was able to produce light and comfortable prostheses from recy-cled plastic which its cost was 10 times lower than those import.. H.R.H. the Princess Mother initiated the establishment of the Prostheses Foundation to provide prostheses for amputees regardless of nationality or religion.