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If every single of you would give 10$ per week to charity every single person in the world would go to bed with a full stomach.
I'm a dreamer I know, we'd rather just burn the $10 bill, film it and put it on youtube than give it away.
Stupid capitalism.
What I do is usually get a jar and have everyone in the family put in AT LEAST $20 from their wallets (moral and religious obligation).
We do this maybe every month or so, but since I am awfully young, I do it once in awhile when I get some money. The money goes to those less fortunate in my parent's country. It's a small effort honestly, and only so many people can be helped.
Edited by AbdullahG - 1/26/12 at 12:25pm
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I love it when Bill & Warren do things like this (you watch Mr. Buffet will counter lol), it's quite possibly the best "competition" in the world smile.gif
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Bill and Melinda Gates are both awesome. thumb.gif
 
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Now he should donate 450computers to make a super folding farm biggrin.gif
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What about economic development, I hope there is some of that going on because the last thing anyone needs is the rest of the undeveloped world depending on them for handouts! Long term sustainability kind of thing, teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.

I think this is great news and a good use of all that money he made.
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What about economic development, I hope there is some of that going on because the last thing anyone needs is the rest of the undeveloped world depending on them for handouts! Long term sustainability kind of thing, teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.
I think this is great news and a good use of all that money he made.
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Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Did you miss that part? It isn't a hand out.
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What about economic development, I hope there is some of that going on because the last thing anyone needs is the rest of the undeveloped world depending on them for handouts! Long term sustainability kind of thing, teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.
I think this is great news and a good use of all that money he made.

Here you go:
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Pages/home.aspx

They've given tens of billions of dollars to change the living standards of entire communities. This 750 mil is only a small part of what he and his wife have done as a whole...
 
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Once again the Gates family showing how good they are as people, need more people like them in the world.
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