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.

Lisa Smorenburg

We’ve told the stories of recipients, living donors and people on the waiting list, but this is the first time we are featuring a story

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Muhammed Bhamjee

Muhammed Bhamjee gives a candid portrayal of what life is like on dialysis for a young man, he is 18 years old from Johannesburg South.

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Stoffel de Bruin

This #TransplantTuesday, we feature the story of Stoffel de Bruin, 57, living in Worcester, Western Cape. 1. Which organ did you receive, and in what

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Marika Ferreira

World Kidney Day celebrated around the globe on Thursday, 10 March, highlights the importance of looking after your kidneys and the impact of Chronic Kidney

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Mally Marais

We start the New Year with a story from Mally Marais, 47 from Breede Rivier (WC), she donated a kidney to her sister-in-law. Read Mally’s

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Alice Vosloo

Alice Vosloo, cofounder and CFO of TELL is our #TransplantTuesday feature today. Alice, 37 from Jo’burg shares her story of having two bilateral lung transplants.

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