Andrew Rolfe has been heavily involved in enhancing the success of the Ubuntu Fund. Over the years, the fund has been using its resources to provide needy children with different services. To date, they have helped more than 400,000 needy children. This number keeps on increasing given that the major objective of the fund is to help millions of disadvantaged children in the society. Guided by the need to help many children, the Fund organized for a funds drive. The invitation-only event was held in London. It attracted renowned philanthropists and shrewd entrepreneurs.
The event was a success considering that more than $972, 960 was raised. During the event, Rolfe ensured that the menu included a variety of sumptuous meals for the guests. In addition, Andrew organized for a Xhosa choir to entertain the 300 attendees. In attendance was Jacob Lief, one of the founders of the Ubuntu Fund. Notably, Sinesipho Rabidyani was also in attendance. She wowed the guest with her inspiring speech. Sinesipho posited that when she was young, she hated going home because of his father’s drinking behavior. Her father would make it difficult for her to study. Sinesipho posited that she put more efforts in her studies. Her story and good grades in school warranted her scholarship from the Ubuntu Fund. She is looking forward to graduate with a degree in law.
The money raised from the event would be channeled towards increasing the capacity of the Fund’s school campus in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Another portion shall be used in constructing a pediatric clinic. This facility will help in treating the needy students at the school and within the environs. The leadership of the Fund posited that they would also enroll more needy children at the institution.
About Andrew Rolfe
Andrew Rolfe’s role as the chairman of the company has played an instrumental role in ensuring that many needy children in the society are provided with the much needed basic needs. His sound educational background has helped him to develop innovative strategies for the Fund. He is an alumnus of the esteemed University of Oxford and the prestigious Harvard University.
In addition, Rolfe has worked for different companies in high-ranking managerial positions. He has worked for the Gap, Pret A. Manger and Booker Foodservice. In all these companies, Andrew was heavily involved in enhancing their growth in the international market.