“Ubuntu” in African Philosophy offers us an understanding of ourselves in relation to the world. In Ubuntu, there exists a common bond between every soul on the planet, and we realize our own human qualities through this bond.
Building Bridges for Children
We are fueled by two passions: bringing people together to learn about different cultures and creating sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life for children in developing countries.
Founder and CEO
What We Do
How We Do
We match up individuals, schools and orphanages from different socioeconomic backgrounds with one another around the world to exchange insightful art and stories about their lives. Ubuntu Mail provides materials and a structured framework for all participants.
We use some of the letters and art created within the frame of the Pen pal exchanges to inform and inspire others around the world. Over 50,000 people have been reached through us.
Content from the participants’ exchanges and field research direct the efforts of fundraising programs supported by schools and donors. Over 900 people have supported and donated to Ubuntu Mail.
Sustainability is the name of the game! Our fundraising fuels solutions to community problems based on insight gained throughout our pen pal programs and ambassador research. We’ve implemented 70 projects with 180 volunteers and 20 ambassadors by our side.
Why We Do