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Update on the Orthopods Cycling for Clubfoot – A big thank you from Steps!

On 13 March, a team of 26 orthopods, family members and alumni from Tygerberghospital cycled the Cape Town Cycle Tour for STEPS. Tygerberg Hospital orthopaedic surgeons, back from left, Johan le Roux and Renier Kriel, and, in front, Tino-Vito Orlandi, Hentas van Zyl and Donnavan Foxcroft after they completed the Cape Town Cycle Tour. The […]

Cape Town Orthopods ride for clubfoot!

A team of orthopaedic surgeons from Tygerberg Hospital Orthopaedic department and alumni are preparing to ride the 2022 Cape Town Cycle Tour for Steps. Along with the monumental effort to ride the world’s largest timed race, the team are raising R50 000 from sponsors, which will change the lives of 25 children born with clubfoot. […]

Clubfoot care in the time of COVID-19: A front line view

At the start of lockdown in South Africa in March 2020, Steps Clubfoot Care immediately registered as an essential supplier so we could continue our work supporting clubfoot patients. Clubfoot is a time sensitive condition and early treatment is recommended, in the first few weeks of life. While our core team has worked mostly from […]

World Clubfoot Day launch of Steps Uthutho Fund to benefit clubfoot patients

We are proud and excited to launch the Steps Uthutho Fund to celebrate 2020 World Clubfoot Day. We decided to expand our initial campaign from transport and care package support for needy patients, to provide PPE for front line staff working at some of the 36 state clubfoot clinics that are short of stock, and […]

2019 STEPtember picnic

2019 STEPtember Ponseti races and picnic. We held our fifth annual STEPtember picnic at Tekkerz soccer park in Mowbray to create awareness of clubfoot. STEPtember campaign helps to raise awareness of clubfoot care, with the message that clubfoot is treatable.

Girls raise funds for Steps Clubfoot Care

The Southern Suburbs Tatler visited a clubfoot clinic in Cape Town to meet two young Clubfoot Champions. Jemima McQueen and Aalia Jawoodeen are two Cape Town Grade 6 students from Micklefield School. They are running a fundraising drive during 2019 to raise funds to help children born with clubfoot. They will donate all proceeds of […]

Silent auction: five-day Paris writer’s retreat

Clubfoot is a birth defect that can cause lifelong disability if not treated correctly and early. Luckily for these babies, there are many incredible people who are as passionate about our cause as we are and one of them is Nina. Nina was so touched by the life changing work we do that she has […]

Steps supporter raises funds for 2 000 clubfoot braces by running 777 World Marathon

The dedication and tenacity of our clubfoot champions often blows us away. Dr Debra Carneol, a Steps supporter and dentist from Iowa, USA, completed the grueling 777 World Marathon and, in doing so, raised enough funds to donate 2 000 clubfoot braces from Clubfoot Solutions to support the Steps clubfoot clinic programme in eight provinces. […]