Andrew Rolfe who is one of the leaders of the Ubuntu Fund has played a pivotal role in helping the needy people in the society. With the growing number of disadvantaged persons in the community, the Fund decided to organize a funds drive that would raise adequate capital to enable them to benefit many people. This way, the management of the Ubuntu Fund organized for a gala dinner at the heart of London. At the invitation-only event, Andrew was mandated with the duty of ensuring that all the 300 guests were comfortable. Rolfe provided them with meals. He also brought in a Xhosa choir that entertained the guests with their tunes.
While planning for the event, the management of the same was certain that they would raise over £ 600,000. At the end of the event, the planners posited that they had managed to exceed their expectations as they raised over £ 603,000. They posited that they would use the money to expand the Fund’s school, which is based in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. In addition, the management would develop a pediatric clinic in the school campus. This way, they would have adequate resources that would allow for the accommodation of more needy students.
Some of the people who graced the occasion were Jacob Lief, the CEO of the Fund, and Sinesipho Rabidyani. When the guests finished eating, Sinesipho was invited to the podium. She shared her story of how her father’s drinking habit made her hate going home from school. Today, Rabidyani is a law student. Jacob posited that there was need for people to help the young ones.
About Andrew Rolfe
Andrew is the chairperson of the Fund. Previously, he worked for the Gap, PepsiCo and Pret A. Manger. He was heavily involved in enhancing the brand’s operations in the global market. He is also a director of TowerBook Capital Partners. The alumnus of the University of Oxford and Harvard Business School has extensive leadership experience.
Andrew Rolfe worked for True religion Apparel, Beverages & More, and J. Jill. Over the years, he has been seeking to enhance and expand the opportunities made available to the less fortunate children and their families.