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"You are no different to others You can make a difference so, do not be afraid to dare."

Ntando Mahlangu

Jumping Kid since 2012

Ntando was running within weeks from receiving his first set of sport prostheses in 2012. By 2016, at the age of 14, he broke the

Tshepo Rasebeka

Jumping Kid since 2016

When Tshepo Rasebeka was only nine months old, he underwent a bilateral amputation through the knee, similar to that of his hero, Ntando Mahlangu.

Tshireletso Nthongoa

Jumping Kid since 2013

Tshireletso Nthongoa is our ‘happy chappie’ poster child – full of smiles and giggles. This ‘always on the go’ youngster is developing on par with

Nashe Muza

Jumping Kid since 2013

Meet lively Nashe Muza from Mpumalanga. She enjoys gymnastics, swimming and matching the color of her braids to the color scheme of her new socket

Nhlakanipho (Wisdom) Madisa

Jumping Kid since 2014

Meet four-year old Wisdom Madisa who is in Grade 0 at a mainstream school and getting more active every time we see him for his

Jason Papudi

Jumping Kid since 2017

After two years on crutches, Jason Papudi is looking forward to riding his bike and playing soccer with his friends again.    

Kananelo Mokhoke

Jumping Kid since 2013

Kananelo was born with a congenital condition affecting his growth, right hand and leg. Despite this, he is developing into a confident young man.  

Emile Burgers

Jumping Kid since 2009

Emile Burgers was born with a right leg shorter than the left and no right foot. That does not stop him from excelling on every level.

Mukundi Mashamba

Jumping Kid since 2012

Mukundi was born with congenital complications – a total absence of the tibia on her right leg and a shortened tibia on the left, but

Jayden van Heerden

Jumping Kid since 2009

Jayden thrives on physical challenges, participates in all ‘normal’ physical activities, and is proud of his “cool leg”.

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 […]