Absa Cape Epic 2018 – thank you riders

The Anna Foundation is proudly one of the four official beneficiaries of the Absa Cape Epic. The Anna Foundation farm projects enthusiastically attended the respective stages of the Cape Epic to cheer on the brave competitors who where conquering the MTB untamed route of 658km with 13530m of climbing over 8 days! We definitely had a few favourites – especially the teams who were riding for us and who raised sponsorship funding on www.givengain.com. We also had the...

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...

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

Ariane Luthi 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 gruelling 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...

Running for joy at the Simonsig Trail Run

The Anna Foundation children were running for joy at the Simonsig Trail Run sponsored by Cape Aqua this past weekend and we were privileged to be the beneficiary of the event. Thank you TrailFun and Cape Aqua and Simonsig. As part of our Sports Programme our learners participate in several trail runs and fun runs around the Western Cape. The children’s fitness levels and stamina have improved over the years of participating – so watch...

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 dose...

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...