How to help MDSA & Members?

What Your Contribution Means

As the knowledge base of the different aspects of neuro-muscular diseases grows we are constantly challenged as a foundation to find the means to support all affected people. These efforts invariably require us to find extra sources of funding.

Specialised Equipment

Manual and electric wheelchairs, bath hoists and chairs, patient hoists, hospital beds, pool hoists, pressure care mattresses and cushions. Any other Medical supplies for Person's and Families Affected...

Day-to-Day Support

Office space, Office equipment, Computer hardware and software. Awareness: Printing and Distribution of information booklets, Production - Airtime for radio advertisements, production of television advertisements.

Benefit as Member

In order to benefit from our equipment banks you will need to become a member. Members receive 3 editions of the MDF Magazine annually and may be nominated as committee members in the different regions.

Make It Possible

Donations received make it possible to continue providing a service and support structure to families affected by this crippling and often fatal disease.

Social Integration and Support Services

Our role is to support people affected by Muscular Dystrophy and their families by; *Offering comprehensive medical information and regular news updates. *Providing referrals to neurologists and professional counsellors. *Putting them in contact with specialised health services. *Assisting with specialised disability equipment . *Facilitating contact to support groups and emotional. *Support Integration into mainstream society.

  • Together we can Support all Affected.
  • Help with Muscular Dystrophy Awareness
  • Assist Families of all Affected
  • MDSA Members are a great help!
  • Become a Member today....

Our role is to raise awareness about services rendered by The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of South Africa and muscular dystrophy as a whole to dispel the lack of knowledge, mythologies and stigma. Awareness promotion is an important aspect of the foundation. September is the Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month.

Through newsletters and the website members and the general public are kept informed of all activities and receive research updates, nationally and internationally. We also support the execution of local research where needed.