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...

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. ...