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What We’re Up To During The Month of Love!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, 2020 is in full swing, and we have big plans for the future! How Far We’ve Come & Where We’re Going In our efforts to bring light and love to children suffering from cancer, Kids Kicking Cancer is currently serving 15 hospitals, with one in Zimbabwe and another […]

Sharing Stories, Making Friends, Changing Lives.

Sharing Stories in a Pediatric Cancer Ward – By Larisa Ozeryansky March 2019 As a volunteer with Kids Kicking Cancer (KKC), I go to the pediatric cancer ward at Steve Biko once a week. I spend a few hours reading one-on-one at the bedsides in the boy’s ward and the girl’s ward, and sometimes in […]

The hardest goodbye

The hardest goodbye This past month, we had to say goodbye to a truly remarkable young warrior. In 2018, 13-year-old, Colin from Gauteng joined Kids Kicking Cancer’s heroes circle and has since been a beacon of hope and light to everyone who came to know him. He loved and cared about his family deeply and […]

Kids Kicking Cancer Tygerberg Hospital School

Magic Monday with Kids Kicking Cancer

Magic Monday  After school on Monday, the entire Apraxia Grade R Classes gather together to have some fun, with the Kids Kicking Cancer Hero Circle programme. We start with our Power Peace and Purpose bow, and ten seconds of sitting completely still, followed by practising breath breaks together, where we teach our little warriors to […]

In the news: Stress Relief

The benefits of moving meditation are well-documented, and in this article by Women’s Health (South Africa), Kids Kicking Cancer’s Sensei Ilze explains: “Besides the fact that focused breathing does help increase pain tolerance, martial arts teaches you that pain is a message you don’t have to listen to”. According to Ilzé, Kata is a very […]

Sensei Moses teaches pre-exam breath break

Sensei Moses Sebopa of Kids Kicking Cancer was invited to visit St Teresa’s – a girls high school in Rosebank, Johannesburg. School head Mrs Carey was keen for her learners to be taught the programme’s meaning behind Power, Peace and Purpose. Sensei Moses chatted to the girls about the work that Kids Kicking Cancer is […]

KKC SA in the news

Kids Kicking Cancer launched in South Africa last week and is generating a lot of goodwill and interest in the news and on social media. Hot91.9FM Listen to KKC on the Mark Pilgrim Show. Radio 702 Azania Mosaka spoke to the Director of Kids Kicking Cancer Dr Craig Nossel and Gauteng Programme Coordinator Moses Sebopa. […]

Join us in kids kicking cancer

On behalf of the Kids Kicking Cancer board, our coordinators and volunteers, we are excited to be launching Kids Kicking Cancer in South Africa. Over the past 6 months, we have seen the positive impact that our highly experienced and skilled black belt martial artists have had on children and their families at Charlotte Maxeke […]