The leadership of the Ubuntu Fund has played a pivotal role in the success of the same. Malizole Gwaxula and Jacob Lief are the founder of the Fund. They incorporated the noble institution in 1999. Over the years, Gwaxula, who is commonly known as Banks, and Lief have worked together in ensuring that the needy children are provided with basic needs. Previously, the two were offering the disadvantaged children of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, with noble services. For over ten years, Jacob and Banks have supported over 400,000 children in Africa. Today, they are supporting more than 2,000 needy children from the society.
In the recent past, the organization held a gala dinner in London. Andrew Rolfe and his team invited 300 guests to the colorful occasion. Rolfe brought in a Xhosa choir to provide the audience with entertainment. At the end of the event, they had raised over $900,000. These funds shall be used in expanding the Fund’s pediatric clinic and school campus. Moreover, the Fund will be in a position to increase the number of needy students at the institution.
When she went to the podium, Sinesipho Rabidyani melted the hearts of the audiences. She narrated her story of how her father’s drinking habit affected her upbringing. However, she put more efforts in her studies. Her excellent results and story inspired the management of the Fund to award her a scholarship. In the near future, Sinesipho will be graduating with her degree in law. At the event, Jacob said that there was the need for the wealthy to support children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Notably, the Ubuntu Fund has a noble program that seeks to support the needy children from when they join the institution until they complete their studies and begin their respective careers.
About Andrew Rolfe
As the chairman of the Ubuntu Fund, Rolfe has enhanced cohesion at the institution. He has also contributed greatly towards ensuring that the Fund has adequate resources to run its operations. Notably, Andrew is a graduate of the University of Oxford.
Previously, Rolfe worked as an executive of the Gap. In this organization, he was in charge of overseeing international operations. In addition, Andrew has worked for Booker Foodservices, Pret A. Manger and PepsiCo Restaurants International.