Top 10 Most Charity People In The World
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
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Charity is one of the way to help other people by enriching their lives.Many people do some kind of donation in their own way but some people increased the level of charity completely they are some of the richest people in the world.In this list we are going to show you the top 10 most charity people in the world.
10. George Kaiser (Donate $3.3 billion)
George Kaiser is an American businessman. He is the chairman of BOK Financial Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is among the 100 richest people in the world and one of the top 50 American philanthropists.Kaiser is listed third on BusinessWeek's 2008 list of the top 50 American philanthropists, behind Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.Among his prominent causes is fighting childhood poverty through the George Kaiser Family Foundation; he is also a major benefactor to the Jewish community in Oklahoma, which numbers about 5,000 people. He has been notably active in the promotion of early childhood education.
9. Eli Broad (Donate $3.3 billion)
Eli Broad is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the only person to build two Fortune 500 companies in different industries. As of October 2015, Forbes ranked Broad the 65th wealthiest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $7.4 billion.Eli Broad created The Broad Foundations to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. The Broad Foundations, which include The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and The Broad Art Foundation, have assets of $2.1 billion.
8. Carlos Slim Helu (Donate $4 billion)
Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. As of 31 July 2016 he was #7 on Forbes list of billionaires, with a net worth estimated at US$50 billion. Slim has been publicly skeptical of The Giving Pledge by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett giving away at least half of their fortunes. But according to his spokesman he devoted US$4 billion, or roughly 5%, to his Carlos Slim foundation as of 2011.Slim founded three nonprofit foundations concentrating on Mexico City: one for the arts, education, and health care; one for sports; and one for downtown restoration.
7. Gordon Moore (Donate $5 billion)
Gordon Moore is an American businessman, co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation, and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2015, his net worth is $6.7 billion.In 2000 Gordon Moore established the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, with a gift worth about $5 billion. Through the Foundation, they initially targeted environmental conservation, science, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
6. Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi (Donate $5.7 billion)
Sulaiman bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi is a Saudi Arabian corporate figure and billionaire. As of 2011, his wealth was estimated by Forbes to be $7.7 billion, making him the 120th richest person in the world.He received the 2012 King Faisal International Prize for dedicating half his fortune to charity, starting an Islamic bank, supporting charity work and implementing effective national projects.The Al Rajhi family is considered, by most in Saudi Arabia, as the country's wealthiest non-royals, and among the world's leading philanthropists.He established the Sulaiman Al Rajhi University in his hometown, a non profit university. The university's main focus is on health and Islamic banking, but contains other faculties as well.
5. Charles Francis Feeney (Donate $6.3 billion)
Charles Francis Feeney is an Irish-American businessman and philanthropist and the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations in the world. He made his fortune as a co-founder, with Robert Warren Miller, of the Duty Free Shoppers Group.Feeney founded The Atlantic Philanthropies in 1982, and in 1984, having made provision for himself, each of his children and his first wife, he transferred the bulk of his wealth to the foundation.
4. Azim Premji (Donate $8 billion)
Azim Premji is an Indian business tycoon, investor, and philanthropist. who is the chairman of Wipro Limited, informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He has twice been listed among the 100 most influential people by TIME Magazine, once in 2004 and more recently in 2011.In 2001, he founded Azim Premji Foundation, a non-profit organisation, with a vision to significantly contribute to achieving quality universal education that facilitates a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society. The works in the area of elementary education to pilot and develop 'proofs of concept' that have a potential for systemic change in India's 1.3 million government-run schools.
3. George Soros (Donate $8 billion)
George Soros is a Hungarian-American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, political activist, and author. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management.Soros has been active as a philanthropist since the 1970s, when he began providing funds to help black students attend the University of Cape Town in apartheid South Africa, and began funding dissident movements behind the Iron Curtain.Soros' philanthropic funding includes efforts to promote non-violent democratization in the post-Soviet states
2. Warren Buffett (Donate $21.5 billion)
Warren Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is considered by some to be one of the most successful investors in the world. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2015. In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world's most influential people.In June 2006, he announced a new plan to give 83% of it to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He pledged about the equivalent of 10 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (worth approximately US$30.7 billion as of June 23, 2006), making it the largest charitable donation in history.
1. Bill Gates (Donate $27 billion)
Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. Gates pursued a number of philanthropic endeavors, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, established in 2000.In 2000, Gates and his wife combined three family foundations to create the charitable Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was identified by the Funds for NGOs company in 2013, as the world's wealthiest charitable foundation, with assets reportedly valued at more than $34.6 billion. The Foundation allows benefactors to access information that shows how its money is being spent, unlike other major charitable organizations such as the Wellcome Trust.The foundation is organized into four program areas: Global Development Division, Global Health Division, United States Division, and Global Policy & Advocacy Division.
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