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‘Eis vir bene soos eis vir vals tande’

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Die kunsbene is sy “normale” bene. Dis sy ou, natuurlike bene wat hom “gestremd” gemaak het, maar nou raak die kunsbene te klein en moet hulle vervang word. Brandon Menezes (12) van Benoni is met diastrofiese displasie (beenwanvorming) gebore. Voordat hy agt jaar oud was het hy reeds ses operasies agter die rug gehad. “Al […]

Jumping Kids shine at national event

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Pretoria, 4 April 2013 – At the recently held Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled, beneficiaries of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund raked in no less than fifteen medals and three national records. The event that took place from 24-27 March at the Tuks sports grounds is seen as the first step on the […]

Jumping Kids take on Warrior Race

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Pretoria, 17 March 2013 – Today, thirteen affiliates of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund are showing their steel by participating in the Warrior Obstacle Race taking place at Smuts House in Irene. ‘Jumping Kids’ – a non-profit initiative that supplies high-tech prosthetics to children with lower extremity amputations – was named as one of the […]

Stepping up for charity

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Durban, 9 March 2013 – Today, local para-athlete Tyrone Pillay is climbing the 500 steps of Moses Mabhida Stadium with his prosthetic foot to raise funds for two worthy causes. Pillay aims to raise R500 000 – (R1000 per step) – with his ‘Step Up 500’ event in aid of the CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home and […]