Leopard conservation by mountain bike!

To raise awareness of leopard conservation, two charity beneficiaries of the Absa Cape Epic are working together. The children from our Anna Foundation are being hosted by the The Cape Leopard Trust to explore wild areas by bike and on foot to seek spoor, tracks or signs of other wildlife. Yesterday a group of children from the Anna Foundation Buffet Olives after school programme enjoyed a conservation education session near Paarl. This...

Stellenbosch hosts the UCI MTB World Cup 2018 – Anna Foundation was there!

The Anna Foundation children were in cheering on the world’s best mountain bikers at the UCI MTB World Cup – Stellenbosch on 10 March 2018. What an epic event!  The Anna Foundation children benefited from watching the riders and being stunned by their technical MTB skills at this world class event.  Cycling is part of the Anna Foundation’s sports programme and developing an appreciation of the sport is important. Thank you to the organisers and well done to...

Ariane Lüthi hosts technical training ride ahead of UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Stellenbosch.

Ariane Lüthi hosted a technical training ride for Anna Foundation ahead of UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Stellenbosch. The Swiss superstar is a multiple winner of the most grueling mountain bike stage races in the world, including the ABSA Cape Epic, the Cape Pioneer Trek and the Swiss Epic. The group of group of young riders from the Anna Foundation were impressed with her skills and experience. “The Anna Foundation offers life-long learning to build positive se

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...

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...