Sporting Highlights April 2020

This year,  we added new goals to our sports program for both  facilitators and school learners. We are as passionate about developing our sport program, as the learners are at improving in school! While our facilitators have the tools and skills to perform what is required, we all benefit from monthly training sessions to offer guidance to take on any new challenges that arise. The facilitators play an instrumental part in cementing the Foundation’s structure. We supply them with material to support...

Fit February: Join our upcoming races and events

January was just a trial month. Reset your fitness resolutions in February! We’ll be at the following races and events in February (click on LINKS BELOW for details). If you’re there, come say hello at our stand, or if you’d like to be a support runner, send us an email at info@annafoundation.com 2 February: Stellenbosch Harvest Parade 9 February, Simonsig Trail Run (5 km) 10 February, Fairtree Trail Run (7 km) 19 February, Neethlingshof Night Run (5 km) Stellenbosch Harvest...

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”)...

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...

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...