Main partner

Novalis LogoWe have partnered with the Ubuntu Novalis Institute in Cape Town. They are guiding and supporting us, with their over 30 years of experience. We share a similar vision and mission and together we will create more opportunities for youth in the spirit of Ubuntu.


Youth and community partners

We have partnered with organizations in two of the students’ communities: Blikkiesdorp and Mfuleni. These organizations offer points of contact for the students and parents. Under the spirit of “ubuntu” we aim for our partnerships to be mutual beneficial.

Beverley2Blikkiesdorp 4 Hope, a community development organization, is our partner in Blikkiesdorp. Our contact persons at Blikkiesdorp 4 Hope are Beverley Jacobs and Jerome Daniels. You can contact them on: or via the Ubuntu Academy.



Ubizo Theatre is our partner organization in Mfuleni. Bongani Titana, the man on your left, is our direct contact person and you can email him on You can also contact the Ubuntu Academy if you want to get in contact with Ubizo Theatre.


Business Partners

We co-create with and for businesses. We offer our business partners inspiration, creativity, manpower and talent. Sometimes we support with product launches, production processes, campaigns – you name it. We want our students to learn from professionals and set up meaningful networks.


Kuyichi is a Dutch fashion brand and our first business partner under Ubuntu Design. In March 2013 Kuyichi designers came to Cape Town and co-created the designs for a t-shirt range with the students. The collection is selling and exhibiting successfully in Europe. Click here for more info, and here for photos.