Ubuntu is a Zulu or Xhosa word that describes human identity as being formed through community and encompassing a sense of caring, sharing and being in harmony with all of creation.
The central concept of, "Ubuntu", a theological concept promoted by Archbishop Desmond Tutu is:
I am because we are;
I in you and you in me;
what heals you heals me and
what harms you harms me.
Ubuntu is a word and an idea that helps us think about our connections to each other and to our community.