Brogan’s Story

My name is Brogan and I am 18. As a young child I was often sick. Whatever was going around I would catch it - endless ear infections and one dose of ’flu after the next. When I was five, I went through episodes of unexplained unconsciousness. I would be unconscious...

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Carol’s Story

I am Carol Summerfield I was 21 years of age and in the prime years of my life when my kidney journey began in about May 1989. I noticed that my ankles started retaining water and I decided to go to my GP.  He suspected Nephrotic Syndrome.  I was sent for blood tests...

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Ant’s Story

I have been living in Johannesburg since I came to South Africa in 2001 on a 3 year contract as MD of Munters (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of the Swedish company that I was a director for in the UK.   I have carried an Organ Donor Card since I came across the organisation...

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Vijay’s Story

My name is Vijay Reddy and I’m a double recipient of organs, Liver and Kidney. My story began in the mid two thousand’s when I used to get sick often and had to be admitted to St Augustine’s Hospital regularly. We soon learnt that my Liver was failing and I would...

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Francie’s Story

So this past week I attended my 20th year school reunion – the class of 1997. Back then I was carefree and never knew of the medical struggles I would encounter later on. While catching up with my old school friends, I found myself saying the same thing to everyone...

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Ayanda’s Story

As many people know, in July of 2014, out of the blue, I was diagnosed with Stage 5 Kidney Failure. This diagnosis meant my kidneys weren’t going to get any better and my only hope of survival would be to start dialysis and hope to find a kidney donor in order to...

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Bryn’s Story

The term hero often makes one think of a strapping fire fighter or life guard helping people or saving lives. A year on that is exactly what Bryn Magree, a young 17 year old, qualified life saver, continues to be to many people. Read his incredible story below...

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Matthew’s Story

It is now July in 2017, and Matthew is 19 years old.  If you were to ask me how we got here, I would have to say with many, many tears, much stress, lots of research and faith not only in God, but in the incredible doctors who have helped us along the way and some...

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