Cradle to Career

Ubuntu Pathways breaks the cycle of poverty by providing South Africa's most vulnerable children with what all children deserve—everything, every day.

A child’s birthplace shouldn’t
determine her future.
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Poverty is Complex.

The world’s poor face challenges that have deep-rooted causes, often spanning generations.

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But the cycle is breakable.

We have created a pathway out of poverty that guides children from their first steps to their first jobs.

A lifetime of support. Lives transformed.

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of mothers living with HIV give birth to virus-free babies in a community where 1 in 3 pregnant women is infected.

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of our scholars pass their university qualifying exams, compared to a 37% pass rate among their peers.

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of youth are placed in rewarding jobs in a region where 80% of young people aged 18-35 are unemployed.

You can’t raise a child in a
day, a week, or even a year.
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How You Can Help

Testimonial Shanthi Blanchard
Gives monthly, United States

"Ubuntu understands that a child’s path from poverty is not just about education. Their holistic model is one any donor should feel confident getting behind. It’s what inspired me to get more involved and give monthly."

Testimonial Vuvu
Ran marathons, South Africa

"Fundraising for Ubuntu was such a rewarding experience because we were helping to change lives by doing what we love. It was awesome to witness how generous people were when we asked them for support!"

Testimonial Megan And Andrew
Andrew & Megan
Donated their wedding, United States

"On our wedding day, we chose to support Ubuntu so that the love and celebration we felt could extend far beyond our community. We wanted to help give Port Elizabeth’s children what they deserve and need most."

Testimonial Greg Morris
Greg Morris
Ran the Iron Man, London

It was an amazing experience to fundraise for Ubuntu while training for an Ironman. I believe in what the organization stands for and has done to support vulnerable children in South Africa.


The Ubuntu Campus

A symbol of our belief that access to quality education and healthcare is a right, not a privilege.

Today at Ubuntu
Community members stopped by for services
Toddlers attend preschool classes
Caregivers are learning parenting skills
Students are attending job skills training
People receive HIV treatment and care
Preschoolers are harvesting vegetables in the rooftop garden