Ubuntu Africa

Comprehensive Care for HIV Positive Children

Ubuntu Africa

Comprehensive Care for HIV Positive Children


Upcoming Events

NYC Event: Fashion Roars

Join Ubuntu Africa at our first ever Fashion Show, November 13th 2014. Check out the invite here!

World AIDS Day Party, Cape Town

Summer time means party time…80′s vibes. UBA and Deco Dance have teamed up to celebrate life on World AIDS Day, Sunday 1 December 2013. The party will be the final event in UBA’s World AIDS Day campaign: #DoUbuntu, a month long campaign encouraging businesses and individuals to enact the spirit of ‘ubuntu’ and give back for the month of November.

* R50 rand at the door *

* All door proceeds to UBA *

* Free welcome shot *

* We love our supporters *

World AIDS Day Party, NYC

Rock n’ roll with Ubuntu Africa in the Big Apple, 12.12.13 at the Center for Social Innovation.

Music by The Prowlers, an open bar, and an opportunity to make a child living with HIV’s dreams come true.

See your invitation here and get your tickets now. Don’t be shy to share with your online network! We look forward to connecting, it won’t be the same without you!


#DoUbuntu – World AIDS Day 2013

Are you ready to #DoUbuntu with Ubuntu Africa?

Share our campaign flyervideo and full details with your friends!

For UBA’s 2013 World AIDS Day campaign, we are asking fellow UBA supporters from around the world to join us and #DoUbuntu.

Choose a day between Nov 1 and Nov 30 as your #DoUbuntu day.

Fundraise at least $1,000 by your day. Help us reach our goal of raising $30k in 30 days.

Spread the word! Share the campaign using the hashtag #DoUbuntu. Let’s go viral!

Questions? Contact Robyn@ubafrica.org to make your fundraising commitment and reserve your #DoUbuntu day.

UBA Chapter Relaunch

Have fun and do good! Grab your friends and let’s raise some funds for UBA. Follow #partyforapurpose on our twitter and facebook for updates. Email Shelley.smith@ubafrica.org for further information on how you can join the movement!

Past Events

#party4purpose Event NYC! Oct. 3

Calling all New Yorkers…Thanks for having fun that makes a difference. We loved seeing you at the Lower East Side lounge ‘Above Allen’ on Thursday, October 3rd. A portion of every ticket sold sent directly to our kids in South Africa! #party4purpose

Join UBA and Girls Guide to Paris… in Paris!

Do good and have a ball. Join UBA supporter Doni Belau, Founder of Girls Guide to Paris (GG2P), to celebrate the unveiling of et PLUS Magazine, a new digital travel & lifestyle magazine offering the best of everything from the City of Love. With charity partners Ubuntu Africa and Doctors without Borders.

Donate to win 5-star prizes from fashion to holiday destinations to home decór to a ticket to the magazine’s VIP launch party at the Hotel Vendome on October, 3rd 2013 in Paris. Drawing to be held at launch event, attendance not required to win!

More information and prizes description, see here. We hope to see you there!

UBA Team for Westchester Triathalon – September 29th!

Ubuntu Africa is excited to put together its first-ever team for the Westchester Triathlon taking place on September 29th!

UBA has secured a limited number of reserved spots and will cover the registration fees, coordinate pre-race activities and training opportunities and provide fundraising support to each volunteer to reach their $2,500 fundraising minimum.

See Westchester Tri Flyer for more details. And check out our team Facebook page!

See news for UBA support from last year’s race

Thank you for joining us!

MUSIC4U Concert

Thank you for joining our fantastic supporters Jane Jourdan (former UBA volunteer) and Justin Ramos for round 2 of Music4U benefit concert! This is the second of the MUSIC4U series was hosted Friday July 12, 8:00 p.m., Padre Serra Parish, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo, CA. $10 for students, $15 for adults.

Hope you caught #MUSIC4U on Twitter for all the updates. Thank you for supporting!

UBA Named OneUp South Africa’s Charity of the Month for May/June 2013

UBA was thrilled and honored to be named OneUP South Africa‘s charity partner of the for May/June 2013. We worked with Onesie South Africa to both raise funds for UBA as well as put together a day of fun and education for UBA children! Read more about it and follow @onesieSA for the latest on this exciting project. Check out our awesome video of the day courtesy of NerdzSquared.


Ubuntu Africa’s Annual Spring Fling

Sending thank-you’ss around the globe to everyone who supported and participated in our annual Spring Fling this year. For those of you who could not attend, we’d like to share a short video of UBA’s children expressing in their own words what UBA has meant to them. We hope you enjoy!

Thank you again for your generosity and support. We couldn’t do this work without you.

Sankofa: A Fashion Affair

UBA was honored to be this year’s beneficiaries of the African Students Union at NYU upcoming Fashion Show, Sankofa: A Fashion Affair MAY 4th where all proceeds benefitted UBA. Nothing makes us more proud than supporting passionate young people and their efforts to raise awareness and support for UBA.

Thank you to those who attended, we appreciate the opportunity to be part of such a beautiful and inspiring occasion.

MUSIC4U Benefit Concert

Jane with UBA kids, 2011

Jane Jourdan, former UBA 2011 volunteer, was so inspired by her time in South Africa that, upon returning to the US, she decided to use her background as a classically trained musician to host a benefit concert in support of UBA.

The concert, in Jane’s home town Hobbs, New Mexico, was held on Friday April 5th and showcased classical music, musical theater, and original compositions to be featured by Jane Jourdan, singer, and Justin Ramos, pianist.

See #MUSIC4U on Twitter to follow Jane and Justin’s journey

Harvey School (NY) Fashion Show for UBA

Fashion Show_Flyer

High School Senior Chinasa (“CeCe”) Nwokocha of the Harvey School in Katonah, NY produced an on-campus fashion show to benefit Ubuntu Africa on Thursday February 7th.

Download the press release and more in the news.

Thank you all for joining! We are so grateful for our world-changing youths who have a passion for UBA children and for ubuntu.

UBA World AIDS Day Celebration, NYC

Thank you all for joining us in an unforgettable night of jumping and jiving to music by The Prowlers, participating in a live auction, munching hors de overs by Eataly, and enjoying the company of special guest and UBA Ambassador Vanessa Williams.

UBA World Aids Day Campaign


See our Supporter Welcome and Flyer for further information

Thank you for joining Vanessa Williams, UBA’s Ambassador of Health, Hope, and Happiness, as we built awareness and support for pediatric AIDS and HIV+ children in South Africa.

While the number of deaths from AIDS-related causes in Sub-Saharan Africa is declining, the impact of the AIDS on an entire generation of children cannot be overstated.

We were blessed by supporters around the world who donated part of their World AIDS Day Income to UBA (Dec 1st)

UBA in London

Cocktails at The Royal Auto Club for UBAfrica
Wednesday, October 10th from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
The Royal Automobile Club
89-91 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5HS, London

Please see a list of our London Auction Items 2012

Thanks for joining us!

Winter Celebration 2012

An action-packed day of singing, dancing and acting by UBA children

When: Saturday 25 August, 2012 11am – 2pm
Where: Baphumelele Children’s Home, Khayelitsha
Why: We love celebrating our children!

Crossfit for Hope

When: Saturday 9 June, 2012
Where: Cape Crossfit, Gardens, Cape Town
Why: We’re up for sweating for a cause!

Check details on our Facebook to see who was sweating for a cause!

Ubuntu Africa’s Blue Jean Ball

Friday, June 1st, 2012 at 7pm
Sleepy Hollow Country Club
Scarborough, NY

Click here to view the Blue Jean Ball invitation and here to preview auction items.

We were thrilled to raise close to $300,000 thanks to our incredible supporters

Party for a Purpose - Teen Event

Black light dance party

Friday, April 13th, 2012
Bedford Historical Hall
Bedford, NY

Benefit Concert for Ubuntu Africa

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Salmagundi Art Club
47 5th Ave. (at 12th Street)

View the invitation here

Ubuntu Africa’s Cocktail Hour to introduce UBNYC, UBA’s NYC Chapter

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 from 7:00pm
Galway Hooker Pub
7 East 36th Street (between 5th and Madison)

Download a PDF of the invitation

Ubuntu Africa’s Annual Spring Benefit with guest of honor Vanessa Williams

Saturday, May 14th, 2011 from 7:30pm – 10:30pm
(VIP reception from 7:00pm to 7:30pm)

The Arts Center at the Harvey School
260 Jay Street
Katonah, NY 10536

Download a PDF of the invitation

Thanks for joining us for a night of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a fabulous LIVE auction!