Join the U matter burns survivor group

There is no cost to becoming a member of U matter, all you have to do is complete the form and you will be added to the growing burns community in South Africa. To benefit from all that U matter offers simply complete the membership form below.

Benefits of becoming a member of the U matter burns survivor support group include:

One-on-one support from a support parent who understands the emotions experienced by a new parent whose child is affected by a burns injury.

Helpful tips from other burn survivors and parents/guardians of burn survivors on U matter SA – Facebook Group (closed). This is a place for you to interact with the U matter community, share stories, photos and ask for advice on any aspect of burns.

Community Events where medical professionals, peers and parents with children affected by burns can engage and share their stories. This platform empowers and educates parents about the burns journey.

We understand that privacy during your time of healing is essential. The U matter community will be a comfort to you on your journey, they know what you are going through. Connecting with parents in South Africa via a National Whatsapp Group or Moya. 

Access to informative resources, articles, newsletters within the South African burns community.

Whatsapp Group

We have seen a tremendous amount of support and care on the U matter Whatsapp group and gladly welcome you to request to join this group on 082 393 1206.

U matter – TOGETHER TO HEAL. Creating positive experiences to build self-esteem, inspire dreams and ignite possibilities among burn survivors. Using story telling as a tool to help families heal.

Membership form

  • About you

    Please select the option(s) below that best describe your connection to U matter

  • e.g. grandparent, sibling, friend of someone who is a burn survivor.
  • Please fill in if your preferred language is NOT ENGLISH

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    U matter a project of the Smile Foundation is committed to data protection and will never pass on your details to any third party without your consent. We may use data in the following ways: - to provide us with statistics about the burn community in South Africa - to advertise relevant events and opportunities to you directly You can unsubscribe from our email newsletters at any time using the "Unsubscribe"at the bottom of every email. You can also email at any time to request that your information be changed or deleted. By submitting your data to us using this form, you are certifying that the details you have entered are correct to the best of your knowledge and that you have permission to share them with us. You also agree to U matter a project of the Smile Foundation using your data in the above ways. If you have any questions or concerns about this, please email

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