Running and Riding!

Four of the Anna Foundation Sports Development team participated in the Dirtopia Medihelp Ride and Run event at Delvera this weekend. It was a new challenge for them to do a duathlon, a multi-discipline event of both running and riding in the same race! All four crossed the finishing line in good time and Joan Piek (our Sports Coordinator) said “I felt very satisfied to see what joy it brought them. I was...

Qhubeka donates another 20 commuter bikes to the Anna Foundation

Qhubeka Charity making a big difference to lives of our Anna Foundation after school children. One of our farms MRT(Monteith Rural Transformation) Development Project , which have large commuter distances between their farm workers homes, school and after school received commuter bikes from Qhubeka, who are also beneficiary partners of the Absa Cape Epic. Thank you Qhubeka. ...

Night of enchantment at The Playhouse Theatre

A wonderful evening of enchantment in the ‘forests’ of Hansel and Gretel! The Playhouse Theatre Somerset West put on a fantastic performance of beautiful dancing and singing! The Anna Foundation children enjoyed it thoroughly. As part of our life skills and drama curriculum, the children are exposed to some theatrical performances and stage shows. Thanks to The Playhouse for the tickets and to Shoprite South Africa for the donation of snacks. ...

Iconic wine brands, Kanonkop, Fairview and Groot Constantia have joined the Anna Foundation

Iconic wine brands, Kanonkop Wine Estate, Fairview Wine and Cheese and Groot Constantia have joined 18 other farms in the Western Cape to offer the children of farm workers an extended academic, sports and life skills after schools programme in partnership with the Anna Foundation. The education and empowerment of children residing on these farms is a top priority of the owners and the ‘3R’s’ programme has been selected for its academic integrity, long-term   impact and sustainability. The ‘3 R’s’ refer to Reading, Running...

Biking dream becomes a reality for Anna Foundation teenager

Curtley Hendricks, a teenager from Buffet Olives and part of the Anna Foundation since 2011 when he was in Grade 5, was selected to participate in an internship programme with BMT, a biking, marathon and triathlon store based in Stellenbosch. The Anna Foundation runs an education, sport and life-skills programme for children on rural farms in the Western Cape and Curtley’s passion for mountain biking and skill on a bike were spotted early on. “Sport is an intrinsic part of...

A trip to the theatre for some of our new Anna Foundation projects

Learners of our new Anna Foundation afterschools at Kanonkop and Fairview attend the Raponsie play at the  HB Thom Teater in Stellenbosch – a Stellenbosch University Drama Department production. Theatre visits augment the Anna Foundation’s life skills /drama programme. Thank you Stellies Drama for the discounted tickets and fantastic performance! @HB-THOM-Theatre-Stellenbosch...