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...

Kanonkop Trailrun

Trail Fun in the Winelands!

Running is one of the three pillars of our 3 Rs Programme, so it is only fitting that our children LOVE TO RUN! And certainly nothing has changed in 2022. The Anna Foundation children have already taken part in three running events this year, and plan to do many more. Trailfun hosts a league of trail running events on various wine farms throughout the Western Cape on Saturday mornings, and they have kindly hosted the Anna Foundation in three of...

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...