Art, Science and Entertainment Meets at the Iziko Planetarium

On the afternoon of 13 June, kids from our Groot Constantia after-school went on an adventure to the city centre and the Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome. It was heart-warming to see their star-struck faces as they went on a virtual voyage to follow the secrets of The Sun, Our Living Star in this animated planetarium show. Thank you to Wardah Harris and the team at Iziko for welcoming us with open arms! A few facts our kids took home with...

Food for Thought: Food for Mzansi features the Anna Foundation

Food for Mzansi is an initiative to introduce South Africans to the unsung heroes of the agricultural industry. They unashamedly share success stories and good news from the farms and agri-businesses who feed South Africa. They believe in the power of agriculture to promote nation building and social cohesion by telling stories that are often overlooked by broader society. All of us at the Anna Foundation were excited when they contacted us to feature a story on the foundation from...

Nuy Valley Festival: Fun in the Country!

Saturday, 11 May 2019 The kids from our Leipzig after-school enjoyed a beautiful trail run through the vineyards and valley as part of the Nuy Valley Festival this past weekend. They even took first, second and third place in the 5 km trail run. We are very proud! A warm thanks to Run the Vines, who provided us with free entry into the race, as well as to the hosts for making this day possible. Nuy Winery at Nuy on the Hill Willow Creek Olive...

International auction raises funds for the Anna Foundation!

On a recent visit to Asia for the Wines of South Africa Road Show, Kanonkop’s importers in Hong Kong – Northeast Wines & Spirits Ltd – raised about R50,000 for the Anna Foundation during a silent auction. As you might know, Kanonkop is one of the farms who partner with the Anna Foundation and has an after-school on its premises. “Six lots went on auction and raised nearly R50 000 for an organisation...

A night of laughter spent at the Playhouse Theatre

Thursday evening, 25 April One of our 3 Rs (Right-ing) uses drama to teach life skills and self-confidence. So, we were over the moon when treated to a special preview performance of Cinderella the Panto at the Playhouse Theatre Somerset West! Thank you for an evening of magic! The kids from our Neethlingshof after-school were captivated from beginning to end. It’s so important that our future generation be introduced to the enchantment of the performing arts. ...

Communities buzzing with excitement at the opening of two new after-schools!

Official opening: Monday, 15 April 2019 In addition to our 16 already-established projects, we are thrilled to announce the opening of two brand-new after-schools in the past week! There are 65 children enrolled at the one new project: Nuy Stasie (Nuy, Worcester) There are 20 children enrolled at the other project: Esperance Farmstay (Overhex, Worcester) The after-school programme runs five days a week from 15:00 – 17:00 and includes education, sports and life skills activities that have been professionally designed by educational specialists. A drama therapist...

We are an official beneficiary of the FNB Wines2Whales!

It’s an honour to share the good news with you: we are now an official beneficiary of the FNB Wines2Whales! “You can #rideforus: raising funds in aid of education while you train for and ride the 3-day stage race. If you’re interested, email us at info@annafoundation.com for more details.” You could also create your teams’s own fundraising project – check out our campaign on GivenGain. Share your cause on social media and rally your friends and family to support you! The three...