Transplant Stories

We TELL the stories of patients waiting for a transplant as well as transplant recipients. These stories are featured on our social media pages as either #WaitingWednesday or #TransplantTuesday. By telling these stories, we raise awareness about the benefit of an organ transplant and highlight the plight of people waiting for a transplant.

Joe Mtshetwa

Joe Mthetwa from Richards Bay (KZN) tells his story of receiving a kidney from his sister after almost giving up hope. 1. Which organ did

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Graham Munnik

Tony & Maureen Munnik, from Durban KZN share their story as parents who gave consent to donate their son’s tissue. 1. Please tell us about

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Joslyn Staal

Joslyn Staal from Silvertown Athlone, in Western Cape, South Africa shares her story of donating a kidney to her cousin. 1. Which organ did you

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Siegfried König

Rita Koning donated a kidney to her son, Siegfried and we told her story on our #TransplantTuesday feature last week. Read what impact the donation

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Rita König

Rita König, 64, from Pretoria, donated her left kidney to her son. Rita is a keen cyclist and has competed in the 947 Cycle Race

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Luigi Te Roller

We’re excited to share Luigi Te Roller’s post-transplant story! We shared his story while he was still on the waiting list for a heart.1. Which

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If you are a transplant recipient or waiting for a transplant, submit your story below.