10+ Most Generous Philanthropists in the world

What is to be human?  Doing something good and caring for others makes us Human. Why you donate your own precious stuffs or money to charity?

  • Help other people (They really need it more than you)
  • Make a difference
  • Feel good

After you have bought big house, most expensive vehicle, designer clothing, and jewelry, after you have visited all the famous places in the world or even bought some island, later, a time will come when you start thinking of those who didn’t get the same opportunity. You will definitely think of those who don’t have room to live, food to eat and any source to get educated. There are some people in the world who are doing the most wonderful job, not for their own but for whom they don’t even know. I have made a list of the 12 Most Generous Philanthropists in the world who proved that humanity still exists, have a look

12. Bernard Osher

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Donated: $800 Million

Bernard Osher is an American businessman and best known as a Philanthropist. Currently, he is 768th richest person in the world. He has been a remarkable philanthropist since 1977 when he founded the Bernard Osher Foundation. Osher donated 0.8 Billion to support educational program and art organizations.

11. Jeffrey Skoll

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Donated: $1.0 Billion

Jeffrey Skoll is a Canadian engineer and film producer. He is the chairman of internet auction firm ebay and 348th richest person in the world. He has been honored many times for his generosity. The Skoll Foundation has donated around $1 billion in support of social entrepreneurship.

10. Donald Bren

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Donated: $1.1 Billion

Donald Bren is chairman of the Irvine Company. Donald was honored with the National Philanthropy Day of Orange County in 2010. He is among top 50 richest people in the world with a net worth of $13 Billion. He has donated more than a Billion dollar in favor of education, conservation and research work.

9. Li Ka Shing

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Donated: $1.2 Billion

Li Ka Shing is chairman of Cheung Kong Holdings, Hutchison Whampoa and Li Ka Shing Foundation. He is the richest person of Asia with a net worth of $31 Billion.  He donated more than $1 Billion to reduce poverty and improve education system in China though Li ka foundation (1980).

8. Wang Jianlin

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Donated: $1.5 Billion

Wang Jianlin is a Chinese businessman, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group which is a property investment company. He is 128th richest person the world with a personal net worth of $8.7 Billion. He has donated one and a half Billion to various causes in China.

7. Mark Zuckerberg

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Donated: $1.8 Billion

The co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are way ahead in philanthropy game. They both have donated around $2 Billion before the age of 30. They gave 18 million shares of Facebook worth $992 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Mountain View) which makes them top philanthropist of 2013.

6. Azim Premji

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Donated: $2 Billion

Azim Premji is the chairman of Indian software company Wipro. Permji is 3rd richest person in India and 41th richest person in the world with a personal net worth of more than $12 Billion. In 2001, he founded non-profit organization on his own name AzimpremjiFoundation which has donated $2 Billion to improve the poverty and education system in India.

5. Michael Bloomberg

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Donated: $2.4 Billion

Michael Bloomberg is an American business man (founder of Bloomberg L.P) and politician who has served as the 108th mayor of New York city. His total net worth is around $34 billion which makes him 16th wealthiest personality in the world. His philanthropies foundation usually focus on 5 major areas which are Arts, Environment, Education, Health and Government innovation.

4. George Soros

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Donated: $6 Billion

George Soros is Chairman of Soros Fund Management and Open Society Foundations and also the founder of Quantum Fund. He is known for his Billion dollar profit during a currency crisis in the United Kingdom in the early 90s. Currently his net worth is more than $20 Billion and donated around $6 Billion in favor of Open and democratic societies.

3. George Kaiser

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Donated: $6.5 Billion

George Kaiser is an American businessman, a great philanthropist and chairman of BOK Financial Corporation. He is among the top 100 richest people in the world. His net worth is $10 Billion and already donated around $6.5 Billion to reduce the poverty in Oklahoma.

2. Warren Buffett

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Donated: $30.5 Billion

The most Generous Philanthropist Warren Buffett is an American investor and one the richest men in the world. His total net worth is $53.5 Billion. He is known as the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Almost $31 Billion has been used for improving education, health system and to help eradicate poverty.

1. Bill Gates

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Donated: $31.00 Billion

Bill Gates is chairman of software giant company Microsoft. He is dropped out student of Harward University. Bill has more than $72Billion in his account. He is currently 2nd richest person on earth.  Gates has formed a foundation in 1994 named as Bill and Malinda Gates foundation that helps in research on curing and preventing the AIDS, cancer, and improving education system worldwide.

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    such notice.

    I AM LIVING IN A CRAMPED RENTED ROOM (24 m 2).

    AFTER A COUPLE OF YEARS OF HARD WORK I FINALLY MANAGED TO SAVE 200 USD.

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