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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

2014 Ponseti programme progress, and the clubfoot community grows!

2014 was a busy year of growth and new opportunities for STEPS. We’re slowing down now for our summer break and festive season, as will our partner clinics. We are so proud of what we have achieved, and grateful to the people who helped us along the way. Some 2014 highlights: * Attended the Global [...]

By |December 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Trust your instincts: Deborah and Cazzner’s story

When did you find out that your baby had/would have clubfoot? The day I gave birth to her. How did you feel? When I got the news I didn’t really know what it was, even though the doctor explained it to me and my partner. All that went through my mind was: “Thank you God, [...]

By |December 5th, 2014|Success stories|1 Comment

Following in Dr Ponseti’s footsteps

The International Clubfoot Symposium was held in Barcelona, the city where Dr Ponseti studied medicine, and as a celebration of 100 years since his birth in Menorca (3 June 1914). When I first met Dr Ponseti in 2003, I asked him if he was Spanish, and he quickly corrected me with a smile, ‘No, I [...]

By |July 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments