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Rocking the Stocking • Fihliwe

Rocking the Stocking • Fihliwe

Our inaugural fundraising campaign was for an East London teenage boy; Ntando Nokama, who underwent a double below the knee amputation at the age of eight after suffering from an illness.  His dream to play basketball has recently become a reality after receiving...

Retired Gardener can now do his own gardening

Retired Gardener can now do his own gardening

JP Veaudry; one of our Brand Champions told us about a friend of his who had tackled a DIY project of making his retired Gardener a prosthetic leg.  We were not only impressed by the initiative of Johan Lamprecht; a well know East London surfboard shaper, but we...

Rocking the Stocking • Ntando

Rocking the Stocking • Ntando

We have been inspired by an East London teenage boy; Ntando Nokama, who underwent a double below the knee amputation at the age of eight after suffering from an illness. Ntando is a committed Grade 10 student at Vukuhambe School for the Disabled in Mdantsane.  He...

The year of growth and opportunity

The year of growth and opportunity

2020 began like any other year, travelling, meetings, deadlines, socials, and the usual busyness of life.  But three months into the year everything changed dramatically in ways none of us could have ever imagined. We were faced with a global health and economic...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Danile’s Story

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Danile’s Story

The International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly and aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to...

We Can Run: Disability Awareness Initiative

We Can Run: Disability Awareness Initiative

As part of their commitment to raise awareness of disability rights and ensuring an inclusive society for all, Marisa Nel & Associates and Current Consulting founded an awareness mechanism in 2017.The We Can Run event has invited people with physical disabilities...

We Can Run

We Can Run

The year 2020 began like any otherImminent hopes and dreamsFireworks lighting up the sky with colour But something unexpected happened along the wayA viral pandemic decided to stayFor a while we managed, united as oneNothing could knock South Africa’s crownBut weeks...

Annette’s Journey

Annette’s Journey

Dear Marissa and the team I wanted to write to you to say thank you so much for everything you have done for me, for your love and compassion and caring. I am absolutely blown away by your kindness. I have been a diabetic for several years now. I was cruising along...

Welding Skills Training in Mozambique

Welding Skills Training in Mozambique

As part of our Mozambique Mobile Prosthetic clinic in 2019 where we visited victims of mine injuries, we embarked on a skills training programme to improve the quality of life of people with disability in the area. Beneficiaries were selected from the patients we...