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Top Five Finish for SA’s Young Para Athletes

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The Innovation Hub, 14 August 2019 – South Africa’s young track and field athletes achieved a top five overall finish, out of 35 competing nations, at the World Para Athletics Junior Championships that took place from 1-4 August in Nottwil, Switzerland. The team, consisting of some of the best U17 and U20 male and female […]

Solution for Samkelo

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

18 July 2019, The Innovation Hub  – Thanks to a donation from Avis South Africa, Jumping Kids celebrates this year’s Mandela Day by fitting Samkelo Molopo from Middelburg with his new below-knee prosthetic solution. The event, hosted by Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics at The Innovation Hub in Pretoria, provides a glimpse of the prosthetic technology and how it […]

Investing in the Future

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Kids associated with Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund produced some excellent results at this year’s Toyota SA SASAPD National Para Athletics Championships (17-21 March 2019, Stellenbosch). Para Athletics is a valuable tool to promote participation and integration and Jumping Kids has been staging ‘Exhibition Races’ as far back as 2010 to promote access to sport for […]

Set to shine in Sharjah

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The Innovation Hub, Pretoria – Eleven Para Athletes associated with Is Ability Sports Club, are safely in Sharjah, UAE and ready to represent South Africa at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport (IWAS) World Games (12-16 February 2019). The competition, which includes seven sports codes, is expected to attract more than 500 athletes from 45 […]

Catching-up with Endro

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

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 […]