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Kevin Chaplin is the Managing Director of SA Ubuntu Foundation and Amy Foundation, as well as, the author of Can Do! Making the Impossible Possible. We will be diving deep in his story and the inspiration around Can Do!

'CAN'T!' is not a word in Chaplin's vocabulary. From humble beginnings he realised that the only way to change his world was to act ̶ a philosophy that has stood him good stead ever since, first with a 26 year-career in banking from which he took the bold step to establish the South African Ubuntu Foundation, and second to rescue the Amy Biehl Foundation (now Amy Foundation) from the brink of bankruptcy.

A lateral thinker, Chaplin's success can be ascribed to an ability to see business and personal challenges as a means of motivation to generate creative and innovative ideas and ways of solving problems.

A portion of the proceeds from sales of CAN DO! will benefit The Amy Foundation.


8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Introduction by MC Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Can Do! Talk by Kevin Chaplin


  • Kevin Chaplin (Managing Director of SA Ubuntu Foundation)

    Kevin Chaplin

    Managing Director of SA Ubuntu Foundation

    Kevin Chaplin is a businessman, public speaker and author. After 26 years as a banker, his last few positions being HR, Finance and Admin Director FNB First Commerce, Sales and Service Director Cape Town and Provincial Manager Western Cape, he founded the South African Ubuntu Foundation & a few months later took over an insolvent Amy Biehl Foundation turning it into a thriving organization changing lives. Against all odds he built the Amy Foundation Youth Skills Centre costing over R 8 million and fully paid off in 15 months. Kevin is an accomplished business and motivational speaker with lots of interesting experiences to share and more importantly examples to help others think differently. He motivates the audience to achieve whatever they put their mind to, strive for excellence and not be scared to be entrepreneurial or implement change in their lives. Kevin will change and enhance your mind-set, equip you with tools to take responsibility, have focus and purpose and to live a better, more significant and successful life. Kevin’s book CAN DO! Making the impossible possible was published just prior to the lockdown in 2020 and has already sold over 1 300 copies. Book your seat or virtual ticket now!

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  • Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi (Comedian, Actor and MC)

    Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi

    Comedian, Actor and MC

    Well known comedian, actor and MC Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi is one of SA's most dynamic performers. He is a sought after comedian, television presenter, prolific actor, MC, Producer and social media sensation. He is a 3-time SAFTA award winner, was named Mail and Guardian’s most influential young South African 2011 and is one of Destiny Man’s most influential men under the age of 40.

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