Fun in the sun at the Blueboost Winelands Marathon Fun Run

On the 11th November 2017, children from the Anna Foundation afterschool programmes from Stellenzight, Simonsig and Neethlingshof sped past in a flash of the yellow at the Blueboost Winelands Marathon pre-event Fun run.    The children of the Anna Foundation are getting fit with the Sports Programmes done on the farms during the week and the several Fun Runs they participate during the year. Much fun was had by all on the jumping castles after the event and got a good...

Preparing our younger Anna Foundation children for a biking future.

Preparing our younger Anna Foundation children for a biking future. The ABSA Cape Epic team donated an additional 6 small bikes from their team building day.   The Absa Cape Epics staff team building involved assembling these small bikes in groups and the fastest team with a completed bike won!  The Anna Foundation Sports Programme, now also involves the future afterschool children as we rotate the...

Teenage workshops – word play turn into rap songs.

The teenage programme offered by the Anna Foundation: – teenagers express themselves, practice communication techniques and build confidence through fun games, music and sharing stories. The popular hip hop artist Rimestein added a dynamic energy on this programme!  All were encouraged to enjoy word games and creatively use them in a rap.           ...

Our own ‘conservationist’ teenager gets an internship

Achieving our goals – the Teenage 3D Program (‘Droom, Dink, Doen’ – ‘Dream. Think. Do’). Our own “conservationist’ teenager gets an internship at the ASHIA Cheater Outreach project in Paarl. Our goals at the Anna Foundation have always been steadfast – to provide opportunities for our future generation, through providing the gift of self confidence and self worth. In our recent Teenage workshop Une Conradie, our Project Coordinator, invited the teenagers to choose from a series of images and objects that...

Anna Foundation children receive Cape Epic Funded Adrenalin Mountain Bikes and Qhubeka Bikes

The Anna Foundation children have received 10 brand new Silverback mountain bikes through Adrenalin Bikes on Friday 11th August 2017 starting at their Simonsig Winery afterschool programme as well as 50 commuter bicycles from Qhubeka at two of their other farms Klawervlei Stud in Bonnievale and Monteith Trust in Grabouw. All of this made possible by the CAPE EPIC funding. As part of Anna Foundation’s Sports programme riding has become more important, parallel to the...

Mariska Goliath – An Anna Foundation Daughter – Our Goliath In Sport

Mariska Goliath, who from a disadvantaged background in the Cape wine farming areas attended the Anna Foundation afterschool programme throughout her young school years.  The Anna Foundation’s 3R’s sports programme provided her a base for her sporting ability.  We are delighted to announce that Mariska has now been chosen to represent Boland Netball AND Boland Hockey Provincial 1st teams. Mariska was also a recipient of the Anna Foundation Scholarship programme to attend Stellenbosch Primary in Grade 1 and has since continued...

Thank you Cape Wine Auction 2017

In a pure act of generosity, the contributors of the Cape Wine Auction broke their own record by raising a staggering R22.3 million on 11 February at the Antonij Rupert Wine Estate, sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth. The Anna Foundation was one of the 22 beneficiaries that benefited from the proceeds raised at the auction making a big difference to non-profit organisations in the Cape Winelands. A big thank you to the Cape Auction Trust contributors this year.  The funds will benefit the...

Anna Foundation are winners at the Youth Day Trail Run presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse and Dirtopia

This past long weekend on Friday 16 June 2017, the Anna Foundation youth celebrated the Youth Day public holiday by participating in the Youth Day Trail run at Delvera presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse and Dirtopia. Two young ladies from the Anna Foundation’s after-school training programme at Simonsig achieved excellent results. On the 5Km run Tenichia Malgas came 2nd and Christelle Swart came 3rd in the 6-10 Overall Girls Category! Thanks to Dirtopia and Sportsman’s Warehouse for sponsoring and running the event....

Renee Lighton Facilitator Programme

Renee Lighton lights up the facilitators teaching programme

Renee Lighton is our educational trainer for our Anna Foundation facilitator workshops.  The facilitators in the recent training day (which occurs monthly) benefited hugely from her innovative, educational ideas which the facilitators will pass on to their children in each of their school projects.  We are delighted to have Renee as part of our team. In the recent facilitator training workshop, the attendees were obviously...