Leopard conservation by mountain bike!

To raise awareness of leopard conservation, two charity beneficiaries of the AbsaCape 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...

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 theUCI 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...

A visit to the theatre to see Shrek!

As an end of year treat 100 of the Boland children from the Anna Foundation had a fun picnic in Radloff park, enjoyed KFC kindly sponsored, and thereafter went to the Playhouse Theatre in Somerset West to watch an entertaining performance of Shrek! Well done Playhouse Theatre Somerset West, what a brilliant performance of Shrek. Thank you for sponsoring the Anna Foundation children’s tickets and treats! After the show there was much excitement as the characters...

Learning to work with money and budgets using store adverts and recycled lids

  Learning does not have to be expensive.  Renee Lighton from Lighton Education (one of Anna Foundation’s facilitator trainers), shows how one can show children colours, mathematics, financing, budgeting and more with simple tools like bottle tops and store adverts! In the rural areas, some disadvantaged children do not always have access to educational tools which come standard at other schools.   ...

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...

Teen Workshop

In addition to the very specific after-school support we offer our high school students, we also hold a monthly workshop for them at a central venue which forms part of our Teenager Programme. These workshops are seen as a privilege (they must attend the after-school regularly in order to qualify and are aimed at inspiring them for their futures. Workshops each with its own theme – are planned and brought to life by Une Conradie, designer of our current life...

3 R’s: Reading, Running Righting February News

Reading (Education): Good auditory skills have amongst others, significant benefits for learning reading. This month our facilitators focus on auditory perception and how to apply it in shared reading. These listening skills are practiced by playing auditory games with the children on a regular basis and then reading a story with questions that follow on from what they have just read.  The Grade R – 3’s focus on sounds at the start and ends of words, while the Grade 4...