It is often translated as I am because we are, or in a more philosophical sense, the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity.
Ubuntu Army is a collective of ordinary, everyday, garden variety South Africans, offering their peculiar skills, resources, time and assistance to the most vulnerable members of our society. It is our belief, that the support offered, and received, unites South Africans, and builds trust, community and compassion between, previously separated individuals and communities. Through this bond of sharing, Ubuntu, we can forge true democracy, free of agenda, politics and razor wire.
Ubuntu Army aims to promote food security in vulnerable communities by coordinating and assisting our members in creating Food Chains and Food Links to the members of those communities.
Take if you need, give if you have.
Once food stability has been achieved, Ubuntu Army will transition to promoting food sustainability, by coordinating and assisting our members in creating Farm Chains, building vegetable gardens and micro-farms in the vulnerable communities.
Apart from fighting the hunger, created by lockdowns, in vulnerable communities, Ubuntu Army is keeping its response to the C19 threat quite simple, by designing an accessible-to-all mask, the Ubuntu Mask, and distributing mask making information and technology to all those in need. Check out the Ubuntu Mask on our resources page
Photos and videos generated during our missions and initiatives, fundraising news and insights into the real nature of the problem faced by the vulnerable, can be followed on our Facebook page.
The media on our Facebook page can be used by individuals and groups for the purposes of poverty relief. Access to this media is denied to all political parties, and to any individuals or groups, who seek to further agendas, of any sort.
The Ubuntu Army is mobilised whenever there is great need.