Anna Foundation teenagers enjoying nature in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

As part of the Anna Foundation teenage workshops through USIKO our teenagers enjoyed an energising hike in the valley of Jonkershoek.   For many of our teenagers, (who do not have the opportunity to have outings like this and often just stay on their farms on the weekend,) this was a really unique experience.  They all enjoyed the walk and engaging with nature.  The hike was beautifully organised by USIKO and we are very grateful to them.   Leana Claasen our...

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.   ...

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. ...

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...

Leopard conservation by mountain bike!

To raise awareness of leopard conservation, two charity beneficiaries of the AbsaCape Epic are working together. The children from our Anna Foundation are being hosted by the The Cape Leopard Trust to explore wild areas by bike and on foot to seek spoor, tracks or signs of other wildlife. Yesterday a group of children from the Anna Foundation Buffet Olives after school programme enjoyed...