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Catching-up with Endro

Friday, November 23rd, 2018 / Press Releases

In the second edition of our series of feedback stories following the Empowering Africa’s Child Amputees event earlier this year (May 28th – June 1st 2018), we caught up with Endro Paulo Cossa from Mozambique. Endro qualified as Associate Prosthetist/Orthotist from the Maputo Health Science Institute in 2013 and has worked at Maputo Central Hospital […]

Feedback from Tanzania

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 / Press Releases

In May this year Jumping Kids, in collaboration with Ottobock South Africa and Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics, invited representatives from three SADC countries to attend a week-long training project hosted by Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital’s Prosthetic & Orthotic Department. The ‘Empowering Africa’s Child Amputees’ project aimed to highlight the benefits of combining prosthetic sport solution […]

Jumping Kids excel at Youth Games

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 / Press Releases

Two Jumping Kids ambassadors, Emile Burgers (14) and Tebogo Mofokeng (18), returned triumphant from the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games that took place in Athlone, Ireland last week. The duo formed part of the Is Ability Sports Club that represented South Africa. The event hosted 165 athletes from 16 […]

Empowering Africa’s child amputees

Monday, May 28th, 2018 / Press Releases

1 June 2018 – Three local organisations, active in the realm of prosthetic technology and sport rehabilitation, joined forces this week to host a pilot training program at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa. The event, hosted from May 28th to June 1st, is geared to help SADC countries increase their level of support […]

Epic ‘threepeat’ for Team Driepoot

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 / Press Releases

3 April 2018 Amputee mountain biker and Jumping Kids ambassador, Reuben van Niekerk and his Team Driepoot partner Kevin Benkenstein made it three team finishes in a row with a 398th overall position at this year’s Absa Cape Epic. In what turned out to be a tough ride on some of the stages, Kevin posted […]