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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 |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. It’s been quite a journey [...]

By |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. STEPS’ Karen Moss first [...]

By |August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The story of the Ponseti Method for clubfoot

The reason that over 95% of children born with clubfoot can have fully functional feet is the gentle treatment pioneered by Dr Ignaçio Ponseti. The success of the Ponseti treatment is a story of dedicated doctors and proactive parents. Discovering the new method Dr Ponseti pioneered his method at the University of Iowa in the 1950s [...]

By |July 10th, 2015|News|1 Comment

Coming up in July: STEPS’ 10th birthday and Mandela Day

STEPS started its journey when Karen (the founder of STEPS in South Africa) gave birth to her son Alex. Alex was born with clubfoot. It has been 10 years in July since Karen Moss founded STEPS, to educate, inform and raise awareness about clubfoot, to provide support to families and to work with clinics providing [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day

Yogan’s little girl, Bronwyn, was born with clubfoot, and when she was only a few weeks old, he phoned STEPS to tell us that he wanted to raise money for children born with clubfoot in under-resourced areas of South Africa. 29 May was the first Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day for STEPS and Yogan’s team raised [...]

By |June 25th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

STEPS family raises R420 000

Yogan’s little girl, Bronwyn, was born with clubfoot, and when she was only a few weeks old, he phoned STEPS to tell us that he wanted to raise money for children born with clubfoot in under-resourced areas of South Africa. 29 May was the first Nedbank Procurement Charity Golf Day for STEPS and Yogan’s team raised [...]

By |June 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

STEPSbrother Grant Watson conquers Joberg2C

Grant Watson, our incredible STEPSbrother, recently completed the gruelling Joberg2C  – a nine day and 900km mountain bike race – to raise funds and awareness for STEPS. Having been born with a clubfoot, Grant is passionate about the work we do and went above and beyond, raising a total of R22 400! He told us a bit [...]

By |May 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

STEPSbrother Grant Watson to ride Joberg2C for STEPS

Grant Watson will be riding the gruelling Joberg2C mountain bike race – a nine day and 900km task – from 24 April to 2 May to rasie funds for STEPS. Grant was born with two club feet in 1978. After surgery on one foot an casting on the other, his feet healed well enough for him to [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Events|0 Comments

STEPS featured in Fairlady

It’s always wonderful to see your organisation featured in the media. It fills you with a sense of pride, knowing that the work you do is newsworthy. But when you know that the more people who hear about your work, the more people are likely to get the help they need (or the help their [...]

By |February 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments