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Ponseti Parties at Clubfoot Clinics

STEPS spread festive cheer at five of our South African partner Ponseti clubfoot clinics in December. We had fun Ponseti Parties at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, George Mukhari Hospital, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Tygerberg Hospital, and Maitland Cottage Hospital.

By | 2017-04-11T13:40:51+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

STEPS Success Story – Washington Chimalaro

Washington Chimalaro is a lively, 18 month old boy who first came to see us at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital in October 2014. His Malawian born parents were sad and shocked when they realised their son was born with clubfoot. His father, Steve jumped into action and did some research online on clubfoot and [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:35+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Success stories|0 Comments

Green Valley Shopping Centre and Manelis family donate to STEPS for clubfoot treatment

Green Valley Shopping Centre recently donated R3000 to STEPS to further the work we do in treating children born with clubfoot in Southern Africa. The centre hosted a Haunted House for Halloween, which included trick or treating throughout the centre. The entrance to the event was free but there were donation buckets where people could [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:35+00:00 December 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Celebrating a successful year of Ponseti clubfoot treatment

This December STEPS is hosting end of year parties, combined with the Ponseti Races, at five different clinics in the Western Cape and Gauteng. We are celebrating another year of successful Ponseti clubfoot treatment with all those involved: doctors, nurses, parents, grandparents, siblings and other family – and of course the clubfoot cuties!

By | 2017-04-11T13:41:05+00:00 November 27th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

A STEPS success story: Walking all over the place

STEPS baby, Cazzner, has been on quite a journey. She recently turned one and has started walking “all over the place”, her mom, Deborah, tells STEPS. When Cazzner was born with clubfoot, her parents were concerned. “When we finally found out the impact this could have on my child, it hit home,” Deborah explains. “I [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:35+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Success stories|0 Comments

Clubfoot treatment success story featured in the Daily News, Star, Argus and IOL

It’s wonderful to hear of clubfoot treatment success stories like this one featured in the Star, Daily News, Argus and on IOL recently. Read the full post here.

By | 2017-03-24T05:45:35+00:00 September 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Girl donates pocket money to help another child with clubfoot

Talia was born with complex bilateral clubfeet. She had casts for 13 weeks in Cape Town when she was a baby and wore her boots and bars until she was four years old. She had to have two tenotomies as a baby, and a tendon transfer as a five year old.

By | 2017-04-11T13:41:21+00:00 August 20th, 2015|News|9 Comments

Ponseti clubfoot treatment comes to Maun

The third Botswana Ponseti training took place in Maun on 27 and 28 July. Maun is in North West district of Botswana and the administrative capital of Ngamiland. It is the gateway to the Okavango Delta, which one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, officially on UNESCO World Heritage List.

By | 2017-04-11T13:41:32+00:00 August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

#StepUp4STEPS: The story of the stories

Author Brené Brown once said: “When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write a brave new ending.” The clubfoot story is a story of hope, inspiration and determination. The happy ending is the gift of mobility. That is what STEPS wanted to highlight in our birthday month, to give more children the chance to write their own story. But what happened behind the scenes of the campaign?

By | 2017-04-11T13:42:18+00:00 August 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments