Billionaires break the bank for charity

Goldsmith, Jill
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/27/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 61, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the charity made by the two richest men in the world, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, in Namibia. In a conference with Charlie Rose, the two made philanthropy history by donating some $60 billion for global health and education. The $30 billion donation of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation had been added by Buffett with 85 percent of his $40 billion fortune. In relation, Gates added that he will give more focus in the foundation aside from his Microsoft business.


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