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 WinfreyAre 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...

Safety First, says Kanonkop!

Big thanks to Kanonkop for organising a fun but informative safety demonstration from the local police and fire departments for children living on the farm. The event took place at the Anna Foundation after school centre located on the wine estate at the end of October 2020.Kanonkop learners were made aware of the many dangers (some obvious, others not) that surround us in our local environments, including dams, fire hazards etc. They were also given sound guidance on...

Learning Power of LEGO

Christmas come early for our after school centres!What a spoil from the Rotary Club of Somerset West. These LEGO boxes were donated to Anna Foundation and delivered to our after school centres in Boland, Overberg and Langeberg over the course of last month.Students have already spent many an hour building, demolishing and rebuilding the new sets.LEGO improves fine motor skills, encourages teamwork and sparks creativity – sincere thanks to the Somerset West Rotary Club for their...

Anna Foundation partners with Willow Wellness to beat the Cape Winter

Supplement manufacturer sponsors 100 children with monthly Covid-19 multivitamin  Stellenbosch-based non-profit organisation Anna Foundation has always followed a holistic approach to youth education. This is reflective in their flagship after school programme The 3Rs that focuses on Reading, Running and Right-ing (referring to ‘right living’).  Similarly, this winter the Foundation adopted a holistic approach to combatting Covid-19. Over and above their efforts to keep learners’ bodies well-nourished during lockdown, they were proud to partner with supplements manufacturer, Willow Wellness, who sponsored 100...

IRONAID Covid-19 Support Grant

The IRONMAN Foundation creates positive, tangible change in race communities around the world. As an official charity of the Absa Cape Epic, part of the IRONMAN stable, Anna Foundation was humbled to be awarded an IRONAID Covid-19 Support Grant of $2,500 to use on our Covid-19 response. This short video was featured during a segment of the IRONMAN Virtual Race (VR) Pro Challenge coverage on the Facebook Watch channel, IRONMAN Now IronAid Covid-19 Relief {"type":"video","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/annafoundation.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/08\/My-Movie-Medium.mov","type":"video\/quicktime","title":"IronAid...

#InItForGood Competition

Sensing the synergy between the values of her employer, Corteva AgriScience and those of The Anna Foundation, the big hearted Aty Burger nominated us in a company-wide #InItForGood competition as her NGO of choice. Not only did she do us proud, but she won us a whopping R10,000! The aim of the #InItForGood competition focussed on: 1) For the good of farmers  – increasing livelihoods & sustainable farming 2) For the good of the land – soil health 3) For the good...