Donate to songo.info and Win a FNB Wines2Whales Team Entry with Stor-Age

Together with songo.info, Stor-Age will be running a competition for entrants to stand a chance to win a FNB Wines2Whales team entry, for the Pinotage event, to help raise funds for their ongoing programmes.   For every R100 donated to songo via GivenGain, you’ll receive ONE entry into the iconic FNB W2W Pinotage event, taking place…

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songo.info Race Report: WC Primary School MTB League #3

On Saturday, the 20th of August 2022, 11 children including and 2 coaches, Songezo and Ntlantla, travelled to the Boland Landbouskool in Paarl to take part at the WC Primary Schools League Race 3. songo.info was represented by two girls and nine boys: Uviwe Tshali, Khanya Xhapha, Simamkele Magoqwana, Lingomso, Ovayo Ntsenge, Lunathi  Isakhanya Vimba,…

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Race Report: Primary School MTB league Race #2

On Saturday, 23rd of July 2022, 8 children plus 2 coaches, including Ntlantla Nonkasa, and a bike mechanic travelled to Durbanville to take part in the Primary Schools League race 2. songo.info was represented by two of our very committed girls, Uviwe Tshali and Khanya Xhapha, who have both showed a very good interest in…

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songo Race Report: WC BMX Provincial #2 & #3 from Zone 7

Saturday, May 21st, 13 songo.info children plus Ntlantla Nonkasa and myself, Sipho Madlo, travelled to, the newly built Zone 7 BMX track to take part in a double header BMX event. The songo.info programme was represented by the following kids: Lingomso Khonjwayo, Luminathi Nkoko, Lakhanya Skhobongwane, Mihlali Sturman, Khayona Sibonda,Olu Ndlela, Inam Ndobozo, Simamkele Magonqwana,…

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songo.info Race Report: 2022 High School League Race #1

On Saturday, 14 May 2022, 10 children and 4 team managers travelled to Somerset West to take part at the WC XCO High School MTB League #1. songo.info was represented by the following riders:  Mila Yolwa, Likho Mayekiso, Mivuyo Mndini, Amila Mntuyedwa, Milani Dingane, Onesimo Ndzonyana, Liyema madolo, Lilitha Mlenze, and Wanda van Ryan. They…

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WC XCO #3 songo.info Race report

On Saturday, 7 may 2022, 10 children including 3 coaches, including Sipho Madolo, travelled to Paarl to take part in the WC XCO Cup #4. songo.info was represented by: Uviwe Tshali,  Khanya  Xhapha, Mila Yolwa, Likho Mayekiso, Mivuyo Mndini,  Lakhanya Sikhobongwane, Amila Mntuyedwa,  Milani Dingane, Onesimo  Ndzonyana and Liyema Madolo. Lakhanya Sikhobongwane was the top…

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Download the songo.info Donor Report

songo.info has had a busy last 12 months, with 2 Absa Cape Epics and increasing the number of children in the programme. The organization is grateful for the incredible support of Ninety One Asset Management and Specialized Bicycles, as well as all our smaller corporate sponsors and individual donors. If you would like to see…

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songo.info Race Report: Primary Schools League Race #1 of 2022

  On Saturday, 9th of April 2022, 10 children plus 2 coaches travelled to the Curro Meridian School in, Pinehurst, Durbanville to take part in the Primary School League Race #1. songo.info was represented by: Simamkele Magoqwana, Uviwe Tshali, Kamva Mtise, Yongama Mdletye, Isakhanya Vimba, Onathi Nogqala, Lunathi Sobekwa, Luyolo Dwamba, Ovayo Ntsenge, and Khanya…

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songo.info Race Report: WP BMX #3 from the Overberg BMX Club

On Sunday, 10 April 2022, Sipho Madolo took 11 children including 2 coaches to Hermanus to take part in the WP BMX #3. Songo.info was represented by: Amila Mntuyedwa, Wanda Qama, Onathi Nogqala, Alakhe Ndonda, Mivuyo Mndini, Yandisa Yolwa, Tsholo Letlotla, Lakhanya Skhobongwana, Onesimo Ndzonyana, Milani Dingani and Zizo Tshingana. Zizo, who is in Matric…

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Top Teams Riding for Education and Sport at the Absa Cape Epic

songo.info, the education and sporting charity founded by Christoph Sauser in 2008, will once again be represented by some of Specialized Factory Racing’s global superstars at the Absa Cape Epic. In 2022 the story goes beyond the elite men’s and women’s races however, as Sauser teams up with his former rival, Karl Platt, to target…

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songo.info Race Report: 2022 WP BMX #3

On Saturday, 5 March 2022, 11 children and 2 coaches travelled to the new Zone 7 BMX Track, on the West Coast, to take part in the third round of the Western Province BMX provincial series. The race was also the official opening of the newly built track. As such it was a great opportunity…

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SA BMX Champs Race Report

Round 5 and 6 of the BMX Nationals Series, as well as SA Champs took place on the 9th and 10th of October, at the Hermanus BMX Track. This is the first time in 19 years that Western Cape has hosted SA BMX Champs and it was an opportunity of a lifetime for some of…

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Race Report: 2021 BMX National Series

The first round of BMX Nationals took place on, 10 and 11 April, at the Kempton Park BMX Track in Johannesburg. The Nationals were during exam time for many schools, so we took a team of 5 and flew up, writes songo.info Sport Programme Manager and Head Coach Darryn Stow. We had 3 boys (Zizo,…

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Own the Champions’ Bike

For the 2020 Cape Epic, Specialized Bicycles assembled a number of dream teams. The podium-chasing men’s team reprised the 2018 Cape Epic winning team of Olympic Champion Jaroslav Kulhavý and Howard Grotts (Ninety One-songo-Specialized). Their back-up team comprised the experienced Florian Vogel (in such good form that he’s announced a delay in retirement, in order…

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Support songo.info by Purchasing a Vye 3-Layer Mask

Vye Cycle Kit have begun production of 3-layer cloth masks and supporters of songo.info can purchase songo branded masks to support the charity during the Covid-19 crisis. R12 from every mask sold will be donated by Vye to the songo.info food package programme. Started during the first phase of the lockdown the programme provides food…

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Meals for songo.info Community during the Covid-19 Crisis

Due to the Covid-19 lockdown, we are providing meal packs for the families of children in the songo.info programme and as many of the broader Kayamandi community as we can.  Our educational and sport programme supports the Kayamandi community. This township is a dense combination of shacks and small houses. There is a high level…

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IRONWOMEN for songo.info

The IRONWOMEN Silberbauer sisters are no strangers to silly challenges. In December the pair cycled over 500km in 4 days from Grabouw to Sedgefield. Then in February Bianca  completed 294km in the 24 Hours of Oak Valley before riding the inaugural Karoo Burn with her sister Cally a few weeks later. The pair have also…

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#EpicSolidarity Challenge Raising Funds for songo.info

5 x Absa Cape Epic winner, Ariane Lüthi, is raising funds during the Covid-19 pandemic to aid the songo.info children and their families though her #EpicSolidarity Challenge. The main purpose of the initiative is to raise funds to buy food parcels for the community of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch, South Africa. With the outbreak of the…

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Back the Collaboration songo.info Boat in the 2019 Great Optimist Race!

Help us raise money for our charity as we go head to head with 35 other Little Optimists in the most unique charity event of the year – the Great Optimist Race. Every boat will be sailing to raise money for their chosen charity and the Little Optimist Trust. Every donation, no matter how big…

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Race Report: The Spur School MTB League Finals

Words by Sipho Madolo. Photos by Chris Hitchcock and Sipho Madolo. Saturday, 14 September, marked the final round of the Western Cape Spur School’s MTB League. The finals were hosted by Poal Roos Gymnasium, in Stellenbosch. We once again saw the biggest participation record broken with just over 1 000 school children from across the region…

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Urban Greening Project at songo.info Clubhouse

Trees South Africa donate indigenous trees to spruce-up the urban environment around songo.info’s Kayamandi clubhouse. Nestled within Kayamandi, education and sporting charity, songo.info’s clubhouse used to be situated in a dust bowl. The brightly painted walls were the only colour in a space dominated by a car park and the programme’s clay surfaced BMX track.…

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