Mayor

Drakenstein Mayor Visits

Children at Buffet Olives farm welcomed the Drakenstein Mayor, Councillor Conrad Poole, to their after-school on 9 November. He was very interested in finding out more about our 3 R’s Programme and so enjoyed watching the drama games that he jumped up and joined in! The Mayor noticed how much the children enjoy the programme and was particularly impressed with the way in which facilitator, Catharine discussed with the children how lessons from the game can be applied in their everyday...

MTB Training with Ariane Kleinhans

Ariane Kleinhans is a professional mountain biker from Switzerland, who currently lives in Stellenbosch. She has taken first place on the podium at many MTB events around the world, including winning 3 Absa Cape Epic titles! On 23 October 2016, after easily winning the ladies’ 42km race in the Buffet Olives MTB Classic, Ariane headed over to our pump track for some coaching with our girls. Ariane would demonstrate a technique and the Buffet Olives girls would copy. By the end...

Pub Quiz

1%Club Pub Quiz Fundraiser

After 5 years of trying, team “Revenge of the Nerds” finally clinched 1st place! We had a very successful evening at the 1%Club Pub Quiz Fundraiser on 30 November and a whopping R14 500 was raised for the Anna Foundation!!! Everyone had a load of fun, a number of teams dressed up, and thanks to our generous sponsors, we had an abundance of spot prizes pouring forth throughout the evening, not to mention the super team prizes for the brainy...

Gun Run 2016!

Well before sunrise on 16 October, 200 children and facilitators in Montagu, Ashton, Robertson and Worcester, clambered onto buses for the 2 hour (-plus!) trip to Cape Town, ready to run. The day of the Gun Run had finally arrived, and we were the proud beneficiaries. For many children, this was not only the first trip out of town but also their first time in Cape Town, AND seeing the sea! Yellow t-shirts dominated Beach Road in our special 5km run. The...