QASA funds wheelchair racers

The 2017 George Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC), which took place in February, is held exclusively for athletes with disabilities. They participate in racing wheelchairs, adapted bicycles, hand cycles, basketball chairs and ordinary wheelchairs. QASA’s Sport Fund enabled 101 wheelchair users to attend the event. “A most memorable and enjoyable time […]

QASA launches innovative Eish campaign

QASA has launched its “Eish” Campaign 2017. The campaign focuses on key issues faced by people with physical disabilities such as transport challenges, limited access to buildings, a lack of accessible parking and restricted access to the justice system. “The campaign uses a wheelchair Lego man in various environments to […]

QASA shows appreciation to airport services

Mandy Latimore, representing QASA, handed out certificates of appreciation at the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Feather Awards held at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg in December 2016. In the same month, QASA CEO Ari Seirlis presented certificates of appreciation to Swissport and BidAir at King Shaka International airport […]

Team in training

The QASA management board attended a two-day presentation and communication training workshop in Durban on October 20 and 21. The training was conducted by Neil Minnaar and Jason Sandler of Keep Talking. They gave insight into presenting skills and communication skills, and the outcome for many delegates was confidence-building. QASA […]

Cannonball Run

This initiative, a project of Roundtable Sandown 150 organised by Ross Crichton, arrived in Bloemfontein in August to hand over two power wheelchairs and two commodes to recipients at the Jean Webber Home. QASA is the beneficiary of the Cannonball Run, which provides resources for its projects and services. Ari […]

World Spinal Cord Injury Day

Members of the QuadPara Association of the Western Cape created awareness about the prevention of spinal cord injury at the Cape Town Waterfront on Monday September 5, which was World Spinal Cord Injury Day. Tourists and shoppers had an opportunity to understand the benefits of wearing a seatbelt in the […]