South Africa: Bridging the gap between disparity and progress


By Lauren Merkel, Samuel Waserman & Melanie Walsh

In February 2012, 37 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management travelled to South Africa to learn about business in the country. Not only did the group meet with executives and business leaders, but they also gave back to the community by partnering with the Ubuntu Education Fund in Port Elizabeth, an organization that provides world-class health and educational support to orphaned and vulnerable children, to ensure their access to higher education and employment. This is the last week of a fund-raising campaign looking to raise $20,000 for the Ubuntu Educational Fund. Visit the official website to donate to this worthy cause.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, March 15, 2012