In 2001, Hear Us was established by parents of deaf children who have cochlear implants.

Hear Us exists to financially support deaf people from disadvantaged backgrounds to obtain cochlear implants and to give support to the hearing impaired and their families to realize their full potential in the hearing world.



FUNDRAISING - Money raised is allocated in two ways: to financially assist deaf adults and children who are candidates for cochlear implantation with the costs of the cochlear implant hardware, and, to financially assist the Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cochlear Implant Unit, with operating costs.

SUPPORT & INFORMATION - For any patients, professionals, families, or interested parties that want information cochlear implantation and the functioning of Hear Us and the Cochlear Implant Unit.