Find out how Kevin left his successful career as a banker in order to change lives following the values of Ubuntu.
Meet Kevin Chaplin, a successful banker who gave up his career in the business world to change lives. Kevin is the founder of the South African Ubuntu Foundation and Managing Director of the Amy Foundation. Through these foundations he helped more than 1300 students to find employment and created 150 businesses in four years. Find out how Kevin's life is interconnected with the history of South Africa, how forgiveness and being genuine leads to societal change and success, and why Ubuntu is key when you want to bridge racial, religious, cultural, and economic barriers and divisions.
Read about Kevin's journey and leadership skills in his book Can Do! Making the Impossible Possible.
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Founder of SAUF / Managing Director of the Amy Foundation / Author of Can Do! Making the Impossible Possible
Kevin has had a long and successful career in banking. He was previously Provincial Manager at First National Bank Western Cape, and prior to that Sales and Service Director Cape Town City among many other positions. After 26 years in banking, Kevin founded the South African Ubuntu Foundation (SAUF), then took over the Amy Foundation, on the brink of insolvency, and turned it into a thriving NGO. Kevin's values as a leader both in banking and in the NGO sector are greatly inspired by the values of Ubuntu: "I am because we are" and his can-do attitude helps him overcome business and personal challenges. Kevin is also a public speaker and author of "Can Do - Making the Impossible Possible." The book can be ordered directly at https://saubuntu.org.za/can-do/