“…because being born unable to swallow is hard enough.”

Oesophageal atresia and Tracheo-oesophageal fistula association of South Africa.

Our mission:

  • Support patients born with OA/TOF and their families with their emotional journey.
  • Connect OA/TOF families in South Africa.
  • International connections with organizations globally.
  • Raise awareness about this disease.

OATSA is a member of a proud member of EAT.


EAT is a federation of member support groups each associated with the rare congenital condition of Esophageal Atresia (EA). Each of the member organisations of EAT operates on a charitable basis in its own country.

OATSA is represented on the EAT board by one of our founding members.

Click on the EAT icon to learn more about this inspiring organization.

Visit any of these other support groups globally.

Click on their logo’s to learn more.

Thank you to all our amazing sponsors. 

Please visit their websites.