Andrew Rolfe is the Chairman of the Board of Ubuntu Education Fund for the past 10 years. That was created to help the impoverished people in the Port Elizabeth and East Cape province of South Africa be able to get an education. Jacob Lief is the founder of Ubuntu Education Fund. In 1999 he wanted to create something that would not just bring in the money to help these children get schools and effective teachers. It is not enough to raise large sums of money if you can not do anything with it to help others. It helps education people about diseases such as AIDS.
The Ubuntu Model was created to help children develop in four areas: Investing in something that can inspire people to be the best they possibly are, significant producing lasting change through continuous investment, fulfilling the needs of the townspeople, and finally cradle to career that helps with children. The Ubuntu Model is supposed to help children escape poverty through health, education, and stability. The education foundation works with many other charity organizations for a bright future for children. Ubuntu is inspiring charities all over the world to follow the Ubuntu Model to help other third world nations like the ones that you see advertised on television.
Andrew Rolfe is Managing Director, Head of U.S. Private Equity of TowerBrook Capital Partners where has been employed since January 2006. Through the Ubuntu Educational Fund, between 50 and 200 volunteers work in this nonprofit organization to help all underprivileged children including 2,00 orphan children to get the best of everything life has to offer. Rolfe earned a BA from oxford University in business and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked in Pepsi Cola in some senior positions. He was the president of Gap clothing.