The second richest man of the world to give away $44,000,000,000.00 (44 billion dollars)

Just browsing through the web and though I would publish some details of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation which is definitely something great. Then I found out that Warren Buffet is about to give away 44 Billion (85 % of his assets) to the Gates foundation. Full story here:

 

Facts about the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation:

Number of employees: approximately 300
Endowment: $31.9 billion** 
Total grant commitments since inception: $11 billion
Total 2005 grant payments: $1.36 billion

More facts here

Hey Ho I whish the world would have more of these great Philanthropist unlike BONO who misuses the RED label for his own marketing.

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