Girls on bikes!

Anna Foundation is committed to inspiring and motivating young girls to get in the saddle! Our ladies charity team at FNB Wines2Whales is just one way we’re walking the talk – as trail runners Ronel Nattrass of Runstrong and our founder Anna Kathleen Brom swap their running shoes for cleats and tackle the 3-day Chardonnay event that kicks off on Friday 5 November! We are proud to be supported by other organisations and professional female cyclists who are...

Team Anna Foundation Rides To Close The Education Gap

It seems all single-track leads to Hermanus this November for the much-anticipated FNB Wines2Whales 3-day stage race. One charity cycling team making a bright yellow splash at the event is Team Anna Foundation. The 10-strong band of Cape Winelands residents hopes to raise awareness and funds to help close the education gap within the Western Cape’s disadvantaged rural and farming communities.  Collectively, the group is a cycling force to be reckoned with, boasting an exhaustive list of cycling accolades in their...

Mid-Term Report 2021

In the blink of an eye, we find ourselves mid-way through a new year. With equal amounts of pride and urgency, we want to shout from the rooftops “we are still here!” Amid rising Covid infection rates and prolonged school closures, we soldier on, educating and nurturing our children in rural and farming communities. Teaching hours at our after school centres have soared in 2021 as we help to catch up from school closures over thelast 15 months. One-to-one maths...

Versus Socks adds Anna Foundation as an official charity partner

Setting the pace for social responsibility through sport   We are very excited to announce a new partnership with homegrown company Versus Socks. With a key focus on sport as one of three pillars for childhood development, we are proud to team up with a local Stellenbosch business that is using sport to bring together people from all walks of life. Versus Socks is the brainchild of two former Stellenbosch University students, Hanno Lategan and Jurgens Uys, Starting from humble beginnings...

World Environment Day

I have learned you are never too small to make a difference. – Gretha Thunberg To acknowledge and honour World Environment Day on Saturday 5h June, Anna Foundation learners from Neethlingshof joined forces with Dreyer Cleaning and Utility Services and took to the streets of Stellenbosch to do their bit for the environment. Armed with gloves, rubbish bags, rakes and a ‘can-do’ attitude, they made light work of a full clean-up of Victoria Street, by enthusiastically removing piles of Autumn leaves from the gutters and picking...

Swiss Epic 2021

Anna Foundation is proud to be selected as one of the chosen charities for the Swiss Epic 2021, alongside Pump for Peace, in their quest to develop the sport of mountain biking and provide access for those who are less fortunate. The Swiss Epic is part of the Epic Series’ flagship Legend event taking place between 17 and 21 August 2021.  Stretching across 347 kilometres of world-class mountain biking trails, the race is set among the breath-taking mountains and...

Virtual Absa Cape Epic 2021

As a primary charity of the ABSA Cape Epic 2021, the Anna Foundation is proud to show our support of the Virtual Absa Cape Epic on Zwift, the first mountain bike stage race ever to be hosted on Zwift. Taking place between 7 and 14 March 2021 the event will be presented by key sponsors Oakley, Dimension Data, ABUS and Assos. Foundation director Anna Brom is riding all four event stages, covering...

#Give70For70

Reading is a way for me to expand my mind, open my eyes, and fill up my heart.Oprah Winfrey Are you looking for ways to support the Anna Foundation? Here’s an easy one! Exclusive Books are giving the gift of 70 books to 70 not for profit organisations in 2021 as part of the 70th Birthday celebrations! You can nominate the Anna Foundation by scanning the QR code in this image below or by clicking on the link and completing the...

Jeanna Kenchington Bootcamp In Support Of Anna Foundation

We love to connect with individuals and businesses who share a similar ethos to that of the Anna Foundation. Sports scientist and personal trainer Jeanna Kenchington is one such person! On Jeanna recently hosted a pop-up fitness bootcamp at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa and kindly donated a portion of the proceeds to support the Anna Foundation’s sports programme. We’d like to make a big shout out...

Annual Report 2020

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”As I reflect on the year, this quote from Nelson Mandela springs to mind. In 2020, Anna Foundation turns 15. A huge milestone for us, one that we anticipated celebrating very differently, surrounded by friends, family and our loyal supporters. But it was not to be! Yet 2020 has gifted us in other ways. It has, for example, revealed the...