I Am Because You Are: How the Spirit of Ubuntu Inspired an Unlikely Friendship and Transformed a Community

By Jacob Lief, Andrea Thompson, Andrea Thompson

As a college student visiting South Africa, Jacob Lief discovered the true meaning of humanity and went on to found the Ubuntu Education Fund. I Am Because You Are is both a rough translation of the word “Ubuntu” and a manifestation of the idea itself. In this enthralling book, Lief details his friendship with a local teacher, and how their devotion to education helped shape their vision for the Fund, which offers an innovative model for lifting needy children out of poverty.





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Publisher Rodale Books
Publish date 05/12/2015
Pages 240
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ISBN-13 9781623364496
ISBN-10 1623364493
Language English

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