"The butterfly is a symbol of new life and became our symbol of tissue donation. When our daughter died, she left her former life behind, but through donation she was able to live on in a new way."

"Human tissue donation and transplantation offer patients in need a wonderful opportunity of healing and life. Although thousands of patients receive tissue transplants annually, there is still great ignorance regarding the fact that donors are required and that one donation can enable doctors to treat 65 or even more patients."


"Giving someone a fuller or longer life through donation is a comfort to me."

"Because of your loved one's donation, our family can still enjoy lots of happy celebrations!"

"Thanks to bone transplantation, my husband is able to walk again and practice his favourite hobbies."


11 June 2018
Thousands of South Africans are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, but less than 1% of the population is registered as organ donors. Smile 90.4FM speaks to Tanya Bothma, the first person to receive a lung transplant in Cape Town.

20 March 2018
Karen Key discusses tissue donation with Sandra Venter on SAfm Health Matters.