Running into the New Year with volunteer Mia Uys

A new year often goes hand in hand with new resolutions. Depending on our own circumstances, it can be anything ranging from starting an exercise routine, saving more or giving back to the community through volunteer work. We reckon, why not do it all – and Mia Uys is the perfect example. We met up with the multifaceted Mia Uys – enthusiastic trail runner, Master’s student, long-term Anna Foundation volunteer and forgood Global Citizenship Winner of the month (November 2018)...

Anna Foundation teenagers enjoying nature in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

As part of the Anna Foundation teenage workshops through USIKO our teenagers enjoyed an energising hike in the valley of Jonkershoek.   For many of our teenagers, (who do not have the opportunity to have outings like this and often just stay on their farms on the weekend,) this was a really unique experience.  They all enjoyed the walk and engaging with nature.  The hike was beautifully organised by USIKO and we are very grateful to them.   Leana Claasen our...

Anna Foundation made official beneficiary of the Old Mutual Two Oceans 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Anna Foundation has been selected as one of the official beneficiaries of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2019!  The children of the Anna Foundation enjoy a running development programme and attend fun runs as part of the Anna Foundation after school Sports programme for disadvantaged learners in the rural Western Cape. The sports programme forms part of the The Anna Foundation’s 3R’s programme (“Reading Running Right-ing”) – improving levels of literacy, developing...

Anna Foundation Teenagers benefit from Usiko Youth Development Project

The Anna Foundation believes in a sustainable future for each and every learner attending the Anna Foundation after school programme. Workshops are provided for our teenagers to guide them to dream of their own positive path in life. Recently our teenagers benefited from the Usiko Stellenbosch Youth Development Project, a programme to build resilience, self-reliance, independence and self-esteem. Our Anna Foundation teenagers from our after schools of Kanonkop Wine EstateGroot Constantia

Lighting up the streets of Stellenbosch

The Anna Foundation learners were lighting up the streets of Stellenbosch at the Moore Stephens SA Night Run 2018. Thank you to Moore Stephens and to the organisers Pure Adventures .  The children of the Anna Foundation attend fun runs as part of the Anna Foundation after school Sports programme for disadvantaged learners in the rural Western Cape. The sports programme forms part of the The Anna Foundation’s 3R’s programme (“Reading Running Right-ing”)...

Pledge a Shoebox of Love to the Anna Foundation

Not sure how to donate this Christmas? What about Operation Shoebox? The Anna Foundation children are beneficiaries of this wonderful initiative. Click here to sign up for your donation shoebox for an Anna Foundation learner https://www.operationshoebox.co.za/b/43/anna-foundation The 2018 Shoebox of Love drive will bring the number of children and pensioners to have benefitted from the programme to over 34 000 in the last 12 years.  #ShoeboxofLove2018 @ShoeboxesofLove @Shoe_Box_Girl...

Running with the goats at the Fairview Goat Run

The annual Fairview Goat Run event this weekend included the Anna Foundation children from Kanonkop, Buffet Olives as well as Fairview‘s very own farmworker’s children from their Anna Foundation after school. The focus at this event was to introduce the much younger children to recreational exercise by starting with the 5km walk, before building up to the 5km fun runs  regularly done as part of the Anna Foundation 3R’s (including running/sports) programme.  ...

Anna Foundation wins Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Gees Competition

The Anna Foundation is delighted to have won 1st prize for the “GEES (=spirit)” charity competition at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon! #SCTMcharitygees . For many years the Anna Foundation children have been participating in the Sanlam 5km Peace run as a build up to the marathon and manning a water table at the marathon. This year the organisers launched this new incentive. The Anna Foundation children from winelands’ rural farming communities will benefit directly from the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, Africa’s...