Where we started with our journey.
Equine Librium farm
The program was based off-site at Equine Librium farm, which is located outside of the town.
Kwano was set up and a partnership was established with Murray High School
First 10 students
Kwano recruited their first 10 students… signalling the start of something great.
Kwano registered as a Charity
KCA was registered as a charity… with a Board of Trustees.
KCA sent the team to a 3 day Sani2C Race…where they placed 60th out of 600 teams.
Kwano reaches 15 students
Kwano expanded to 15 students, based on increased capacity.
National and Local races
Sent teams to several local and national races (E.g Kingfisher, Knysna Festival, Tsitsikamma Challenge etc)
They re-located their base to Cairnbrogie Dairy Farm.
Partnership with Specialized
Kwano established their partnership with Specialized.
Sipho Mthembu joins Kwano
Sipho Mthembu was recruited as Cycling Leader.
Established a new base at the High School.
Established a Kwano Base at the High School in Kwanokathula.
Expanded to 20 students
Kwano expanded to 20 students.
32 Students… including first Female students.
The charity expanded to 32 students… including their first female students.
Local and National Races.
Kwano sent their teams to several local and national races (Eg. Karoo2Coast, Wines2Whales, Origin of Trails etc)
Placed 3rd out of 14 schools
Kwanos teams placed 3rd out of 14 school in the Spur Series.
Hotchillee “Rider Development Summit”
They attended Hotchillee “Rider Development Summit”.
Sabrina MTB Race
First podium in Open event… 2nd at Sabrina MTB race
Expanded the amount of girls
Expanded the girls program
Recruited Trevor Snyman as the Educational Leader
Kwano recruited Trevor Snyman as the Education Leader
After School Academic Program
The charity launched the After School Academic Program.
Buffalo Foundation select KCA as major beneficiary
Kwano was donated Wattbikes so the boys could train.
The Kwano team was invited to participate in 4 day York Enduro