Safety First, says Kanonkop!

Big thanks to Kanonkop for organising a fun but informative safety demonstration from the local police and fire departments for children living on the farm. The event took place at the Anna Foundation after school centre located on the wine estate at the end of October 2020.Kanonkop learners were made aware of the many dangers (some obvious, others not) that surround us in our local environments, including dams, fire hazards etc. They were also given sound guidance on...

Woordfees Magic for Rouxbyn learners

Every year, the streets of Stellenbosch fill up with new faces from all over the world as artists and visitors arrive  to celebrate the renowned Woordfees Arts Festival. This year, Anna Foundation received a very special invitation from a special young lady, 11-year old Isabella de Vries, to attend the production ‘Jakkals en Wolf’ at the HB Thom Theatre with her and her mom, Corrie. For the children from Rouxbyn...

#GivingTuesday at Cofeeworks in Stellenbosch

Forget Black Friday, this year it’s all about Tuesday December 3rd, fondly known as Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement encouraging people to invest and give back to their community. For one day only, our friends at Coffeeworks at Specialized Stellenbosch donated all profits of coffee sold between opening and closing time to our 3Rs programme at Anna Foundation! We’re chuffed at the community reaction and would like to thank Coffeeworks for the initiative and for Read More

Night of Wonders at Hazendal Wine Estate

Anna Foundation was honoured to be chosen as a primary beneficiary for ‘Night of Wonders’ – a Benefit Gala and Auction held at Hazendal Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. The event marked Hazendal’s 320th birthday and celebrated 25 years of ownership by the Voloshin family. Aiming to raise awareness of the importance of youth education through play, the Hazendal team welcomed guests by leading them on a guided, interactive tour of Wonderdal, its immersive fantasy Edutainment centre that combines digital technology, award-winning...

Night of Wonders at Hazendal Wine Estate

To celebrate 320 years since its establishment and 25 years of the Voloshin family ownership, Hazendal Wine Estate would love you to join them for a Night of Wonders on Friday 8th November, a benefit gala and auction in aid of youth education. Joining forces with The Anna Foundation, Hazendal is launching their newest initiative – introducing education through play to children in disadvantaged communities – inspired by the development of their immersive fantasy Edutainment Centre on the estate,  

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...

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)...