Archbishop Tutu’s grand-daughter Mungi Ngomane arrived in London to promote her grandfather’s message of peace and reconciliation.
I was delighted to meet her and receive a copy of her book “Everyday Ubuntu” which highlights the African philosophy that a person is a person because of other people. Basically Ubuntu teaches that we human beings are all connected and we need each other. It was a great honour to be invited by Mungi to become an Ambassador for the Tutu Foundation.
It’s a great opportunity to highlight the kind of work the Foundation is doing a ground level bringing disaffected youth and police together to build mutual respect and understanding. The Foundation’s Ubuntu Round Tables Project with Youth Futures in South London creates a framework that enables young people to engage with the police and talk openly to resolve differences around issues like stop-and-search and knife crime.
And this is how the Tutu Foundation reported the news: