Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund

Providing access to prosthetic equipment, school and sport for children living with lower limb amputation from previously disadvantaged communities.

We supply and maintain quality prosthetic equipment for children

Jumping Kids is a Section 21 Trust; classified as a Non-Profit Company (2009/018078/08) by the South African Labour Act; which supplies and maintains quality prosthetic equipment for children living with lower limb amputation or limb related disability across South Africa and into the continent. Our mandate is to provide beneficiaries, of school going age, with the tools required to become successful contributing members of society. These tools are:

Access to, and maintenance of, quality prosthetic equipment

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Access to mainstream education

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Access to sports participation opportunities

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What is Amputation?

Amputation is the removal of a body extremity due to trauma, prolonged constriction, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is applied to control pain or disease in the affected limb, such as malignancy and gangrene. In some cases, it is carried out as a preventative surgery. A special case is that of congenital amputation, a congenital disorder where fetal limbs have been cut off by constrictive bands.

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Jumping Kids role-model Ntando Mahlangu featured on BBC World Service

South African Paralympic sprinter Ntando Mahlangu got his first prosthetic blades at the age of 10, after growing up using a wheelchair. He hopes to inspire the next generation of bilateral above-knee amputee children to dream big and work hard to attain their goals in school and sport.
Bonzai Photography - Nationals Day 3 LR-6

Featured Profile

Puseletso Mabote

In 2010 Puseletso Mabote underwent an emergency amputation after a road accident claimed his right leg from above the knee.

After a challenging three years, he became a Jumping Kids beneficiary (2013) and was subsequently introduced to Para athletics as part of his rehabilitation. 

Now, in 2024, Puseletso is aiming to represent South Africa at his second consecutive Paralympic Games in the Men’s T63 division.

Latest News

JK associated athletes at Para Athletics World Championships

17 May 2024
It is an Olympic year! This means another chance to celebrate sport as an important factor in creating better understanding and inclusive change, while cheering for our South African role...

Jumping Kids associated swimmers perform well at Nationals

13 May 2024
Gauteng Para swimmers associated with the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund (Jumping Kids) produced some solid performances at the 2024 Toyota SASAPD National Championships (21-25 March) in Bloemfontein, bringing home 15 medals for...

Sunshine Ladies Tour golfer, Stacy Bregman partners with Jumping Kids

19 April 2024
The Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund (Jumping Kids) today announced its partnership with professional golfer, Stacy Bregman, currently in action on the Sunshine Ladies Tour with the next event teeing off...