The members of Ubuntu Fund and its chairman Mr. Andrew Rolfe had expected to raise a total of $972960. This amount was to be raised during the tenth Ubuntu Fund Gala Dinner. This event is always held on annual basis. The funds collected from this event are used to fund the educational program in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The organization has mega plans such as the building of a pediatric clinic in the school campus. These educational programs while having a positive impact in the community around. This because increasing educational opportunities will be handed to unable children. This program is meant to help those youth who are underprivileged. These youth are supported from the beginning until they get employment.
The chairman of Ubuntu Fund was greatly honored to accommodate over 300 guests in the event. The event was made lively by music performances from Xhosa Choir and delicious foods. There were also two important guests in the event. These guests were successful benefactors of the Ubuntu Funds. Many stories were touchy and inspiring. One of the guests called Sinesipho Rabidyani was among those whose story was touchy. She said she never felt the urge to stay at home because of her father’s drinking spree. This habit never gave her piece, and she was select for the scholarship. With much hard work, she was enrolled into law school. This milestone has made her give the organization credit for her success.
Mr. Andrew Rolfe who is the current chairman of the organization graduated from Oxford University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Economics, and Politics. He went head to join Harvard University after completing his degree to obtain Masters in Business Administration. He has received various accolades such as the title of President of The Gap’s International Division. This made him oversee operations in Germany, France, United Kingdom and Japan. The company also went head to appoint him as the strategist of worldwide growth. He has also headed certain organizations, and the knowledge helped him head Gap, Inc. At a certain point, he was the CEO of Pret. This company managed a business in Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York and the United Kingdom.