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“Blade Warriors” conquer race three

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Midrand, 12 May 2013 – At the third Warrior Obstacle Race of 2013, young beneficiaries of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund again lined up to prove that physical disability is merely a challenge – nothing more. The Warrior 3 Bratz race took place at the Big Red Barn in Olifantsfontein this weekend and included eight […]

Stepping up!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Durban, 20 April 2013 – Today, (after weather conditions prevented the initial event from taking place on March 9th), Tyrone Pillay is attempting to climb 500 steps of the Moses Mabhida Stadium with his prosthetic foot to raise funds for two worthy causes. Pillay aims to raise more than R500 000 with his Step Up 500 […]

‘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 […]