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Official Charities

The Official Charities of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon have been chosen because of their involvement with development of running. Help them uplift this wonderful sport of ours by supporting them.

WPA Kids athletics development program

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Charity Information

The “IAAF Kids Athletics” Programme aims to ensure a steady and sustainable policy of development of the sport of Athletics. The aim of which is to introduce Children to Athletics at a basic level. The Kids Athletics Programme introduces young children to athletics in an attractive, accessible and instructive manner.

The programme objectives are:

  • Provide and enhance opportunities for communities to participate in athletic activities
  • Increase levels of participation
  • Develop a love for athletics in young people while improving their sporting skills
  • Promote healthier communities, by dealing with the growing challenges of sedentary lifestyles, childhood obesity, gender equality and social cohesion
  • Strengthen development and leadership competencies within WP affiliated clubs
  • Up skill club representatives, coaches and facilitators with coaching, life skills and leadership training
  • Implement a Kids Athletics Programme league competition between clubs
  • Provide the funding, resources and support to continuously deliver successful programmes
  • Support, encourage, develop and optimise the talent within the Western Province
  • Develop performance, talent identification and management systems
  • Create pathways for talented athletes

To find out more please email us directly.

Contact Sue Forge at sue@wpathletics.co.za

Sanlam Foundation

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The Sanlam Foundation

As a business operating on the African continent and beyond, Sanlam is cognisant of its responsibility towards society and is committed to sustainable social advancement.

As Sanlam’s primary corporate social investment medium, the Sanlam Foundation is a true effort to transform the society in which we operate.

In 2015, the Sanlam Group invested ZAR74 million (USD4.7 million) in South Africa on socio-economic development (SED), focused on Financial Literacy, Education, Enterprise Development and Environmental Stewardship.

Therefore, The Sanlam Foundation is committed to growing its SED investments to reflect our pan-African vision – by investing in SED projects in countries where we operate.

The Following projects are supported by the Sanlam Foundation

For Further information contact:  Lunga Schoeman, Project Manager: Sanlam Foundation, 021 947 2401 or lunga.schoeman@sanlam.co.za

Contact Details: Lunga Schoeman, Project Manager: Sanlam Foundation, 021 947 2401 or lunga.schoeman@sanlam.co.za

Endurocad – brought to you by Elana Meyer

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First of its kind on the African continent, ENDUROCAD aims to become the most proficient distance running and endurance academy in Africa.  It offers a complete suite of services to support and professionally manage young South Africans who have the potential to become world class distance runners.

  • SACanRun KIDS Schools Development Programs
  • SACanRun YOUTH Development Programs
  • Endurocad Endurance Academy

As a non-profit company it relies heavily on the public to support its initiatives.  It is brought to you by Elana Meyer.

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Just Giving platform: https://www.justgiving.com/endurocad/


Contact Elana Meyer at elana@endurocad.co.za


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