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Beneficiaries & Ambassadors

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

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”.

Katie Sepato

Jumping Kid since 2011

Katie Sepato is an orphan and aspiring teacher. She is an inspiration to all who meet this gentle young woman.

Gerhardus Visser

Jumping Kid since 2012

Gerhardus was born with a congenital condition that left him with no fibular in his left leg yet he is developing at a normal pace

Megan Croucamp

Jumping Kid since 2012

After a long struggle with bacterial infection, Megan insisted that her right leg be amputated. She is the current SA Record holder in the u/16

Lehlohonolo Koalani

Ambassador since 2010

Hloni from Soweto received his first walking solution thanks to a collaboration between Reach for a Dream and Jumping Kids. He competes in athletics.  

Junior Mavuso

Ambassador since 2010

Junior Mavuso lost his left leg when he was only three but that has not stopped him. He is an inspiration to many.

Bongani Mahlangu

Ambassador since 2010

Bongani Mahlangu  lost his leg on his 13th birthday when a motorist crashed into him while he was playing with friends next to the road.

Arnu Fourie

Ambassador since 2011

Paralympic double medalist and African record holdingT44 sprinter Arnu Fourie has been a Jumping Kids ambassador since 2011.  

Dane Wilson

ambassador since 2009

Dane Wilson  is one of the country’s most promising para-cyclists. He has been a Jumping Kids ambassador since 2009.

Reuben van Niekerk

ambassador since 2011

Reuben van Niekerk is an accomplished track, road and mountain bike cyclist who made history in 2014 by becoming the first lower limb amputee to

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 […]