Inspiring and supporting young people seriously injured through sport

HERVE IRADUKUNDA

Herve was born in exile and became a refugee by default. His parents moved to South Africa in 1997 and he has lived there ever since as a refugee. Herve was always a good student and was very much involved in sport.

In their quest for a more stable situation and a permanent home country for Herve, his younger brother William and their parents it was with such joy relief and happiness when France granted them permanent residency.

However on 22nd November 2010 just two days before their departure to France a car hit Herve whilst he was playing football with his friends leaving him paralysed from the neck down. He was moved into an Intensive Care Unit and underwent spinal cord surgery a few days later. He was in hospital for four months before moving to a rehabilitation ward.

Despite the unthinkable the family decided to go ahead with the permanent home country residency opportunity and Herve's mother and brother left for France. His only support in Groote Schuur Hospital read more...

DAVID NEEDHAM

A huge thank you to the MHF for helping me to purchase new wheels and upholstery for my rugby wheel…...

GEORGE BATES

George is 19 years old and suffered an injury playing football when he was 12 which...

ROB DAVIES

Rob Davies is a Welsh Paralympic table tennis player. Davies, who has played table tennis...

SOPHIE ELWES

My name is Sophie Elwes and when I was 22 I sustained a spinal cord injury which left me paralysed f…...