Clubfoot Mom pays it forward to South African Babies

We had to write a post about a very inspiring supporter of STEPS, Monika Jarczewska. She is the mother of a boy with right clubfoot and also the President of the Ignacio Ponseti Foundation in Poland. Monika is also a plaster cast technician in the Ponseti method and an orthopaedic technician (during the professional diploma). She decided to go […]

Bulumko turns 5! A happy update on his clubfoot story

Bulumko Magwegwe’s 5th birthday was on the 2nd of December. He recently celebrated another big milestone, his successful graduation from clubfoot treatment! We celebrated with Bulumko and his mother Nobaxolisi and presented him with a STEPS treatment graduation certificate at the Tygerberg Hospital clinic where he was successfully treated. We first shared Bulumko’s story in […]

Announcing our new Clubfoot Champion Ambassador, World Champion Athlete Mpumelelo Mhlongo.

This Disability Awareness Month, Steps Clubfoot Care is proud to announce our new clubfoot ambassador, World Champion Athlete Mpumelelo Mhlongo. Born with amniotic band syndrome (ABS) and a deformed clubfoot, he is now a two-time Paralympian and multiple record holder (100m, 200m, Long Jump) in the T44 para-athletics category. Mpumi, as he is affectionately known, […]


3 June 2021 3 June 2021 is World Clubfoot Day. Designed to raise global awareness of clubfoot, this day is of specific significance in southern Africa, where more than 11,000 children are born with clubfoot each year. Around 2,000 of these children are born in South Africa. Around 150,000-200,000 children globally are affected annually, and […]