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Investing in the Future

29 May 2019
Kids associated with Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund produced some excellent results at this year’s Toyota SA SASAPD National Para Athletics Championships (17-21 March 2019, Stellenbosch). Para Athletics is a valuable...

Set to shine in Sharjah

12 Feb 2019
The Innovation Hub, Pretoria – Eleven Para Athletes associated with Is Ability Sports Club, are safely in Sharjah, UAE and ready to represent South Africa at the International Wheelchair and Amputee...

Catching-up with Endro

23 Nov 2018
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...

Feedback from Tanzania

31 Oct 2018
In May this year Jumping Kids, in collaboration with Ottobock South Africa and Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics, invited representatives from three SADC countries to attend a week-long training project hosted by...

Jumping Kids excel at Youth Games

11 Jul 2018
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...

Empowering Africa’s child amputees

28 May 2018
1 June 2018 – Three local organisations, active in the realm of prosthetic technology and sport rehabilitation, joined forces this week to host a pilot training program at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital...

Epic race awaits

17 May 2018
With the help of Avis South Africa, our ambassador Reuben van Niekerk and his ‘Team Driepoot’ partner Kevin Benkenstein is again taking on the Absa Cape Epic (18 – 25 March) to raise...

Epic ‘threepeat’ for Team Driepoot

3 Apr 2018
Amputee mountain biker and Jumping Kids ambassador, Reuben van Niekerk and his Team Driepoot partner Kevin Benkenstein made it three team finishes in a row with a 398th overall position...

A strong finish

22 Jan 2018
It is the start of a new year and, when reflecting on a challenging 2017, one thing is certain, Jumping Kids finished strong. To end 2017 off, we sent six of our...