2022 Absa Cape Epic

The Anna Foundation has been an official charity of the Absa Cape Epic for almost ten years, and this partnership has proudly continued to grow in 2022! The world-renowned mountain biking event took place between 20-27 March this year, and the Anna Foundation were thrilled to be a part of it all from registration day at Lourensford, through to the finish line at Val de Vie. The children of our after-schools spent many an afternoon in February...

Wonderbox Boys

The WonderBox: A Gift that Keeps on Giving!

Our partnership with Wonderdal is one which began in 2019 and has continued to blossom since. Wonderdal is a state-of-the-art interactive edutainment centre for children on the beautiful Hazendal Estate. The wonderful world of Wonderdal is a magical and educational experience, with the power to open a child’s mind to the worlds of science, nature and learning in a new way. Not all children have the resources to access this wonderful world of...

Christmas Drive: Hygiene Packs

It’s been a tough year financially for many people, and even basic necessities are sometimes hard to afford. This year, we are putting together Christmas hygiene packs to gift all our learners at the end of the school year, as we head into holiday season. It’s our way of rewarding them for their efforts this year and wishing them well for the festive season.  We would be very grateful for your support. Here’s how you can help: Financial donation: R50 covers the cost of...

Versus Socks adds Anna Foundation as an official charity partner

Setting the pace for social responsibility through sport   We are very excited to announce a new partnership with homegrown company Versus Socks. With a key focus on sport as one of three pillars for childhood development, we are proud to team up with a local Stellenbosch business that is using sport to bring together people from all walks of life. Versus Socks is the brainchild of two former Stellenbosch University students, Hanno Lategan and Jurgens Uys, Starting from humble beginnings...

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 Winfrey Are 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...

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...

Inspire change on Mandela Day

“It is in your hands to make of our world, a better one for all” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela International Day was launched on 18 July 2009 by the UN General Assembly to recognise the birthday of our inspirational former president, Nelson Mandela. Inspired by a call Mandela had made for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices, Mandela Day aims to bring people together from around the world to fight...