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Clubfoot success story: Running, jumping Anthony

By |September 14th, 2016|News|

When my wife was 16 weeks pregnant, we went for a 4D scan to check the sex of the baby. It was then that we were told that our baby had clubfeet. Between then and the birth we were given a consultation with a physio at Royal Free Hospital, who explained everything and scheduled it [...]

Fair Lady: Mothers changing the world because of their children – Clubfoot

By |January 28th, 2016|News|

Karen Moss (STEPS founder) was featured in the February 2016 issue of Fair Lady in a story about mothers who are changing the world because of their children. Dr Ponseti believed that the bond between a mother and child was so strong that a mother knows instinctively what is best for her child, and he [...]

Looking back at 2015

By |December 18th, 2015|News|

2015 has been a great year for STEPS. We have taken leaps and bounds towards eradicating Clubfoot as a disability in Southern Africa. Have a look:

Ponseti Parties at Clubfoot Clinics

By |December 17th, 2015|Events, News|

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. We partied with the amazing staff, listened to moving testimonies by mothers who had travelled [...]

STEPS Success Story – Washington Chimalaro

By |December 15th, 2015|Success stories|

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 [...]

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

By |December 11th, 2015|News|

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 [...]

A STEPS success story: Walking all over the place

By |October 22nd, 2015|Success stories|

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 [...]

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

By |September 1st, 2015|News|

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.

#StepUp4STEPS: The story of the stories

By |August 6th, 2015|News|

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 [...]

A day at a clubfoot clinic

By |July 20th, 2015|News|

In Cape Town, STEPS has two programme partner clubfoot clinics, at Maitland Cottage Home and Tygerberg Hospital. Once a week, the waiting rooms are filled with parents and their clubfoot cuties coming for consultation, casting, or new boots and bars. Come along with us for a day at the clubfoot clinic! In the waiting room [...]