The multi billionaire George Soros has just given away close to 80 percent of his net worth to charity. He donated $18 billion to the Open Society Foundation. This move puts everyone in the Christmas spirit and comes just in time for the holidays. George Soros has become like an American Santa Claus to children around the world. The Open Society Foundation has done a phenomenal job at assisting the problems of children worldwide. They have helped with major economic crisis by donating food and water and medicine. They have also been instrumental in helping children around the world get access to education. Schools have been built thanks to George Soros and the Open Society Foundation.
George Soros began giving money to charity in 1979 when he launched the Soros Fund Management. This was his financial firm the jettisoned him to fortune as a young man. Through aggressive investment strategies and wise business moves, he was able to create a formidable amount of wealth. The sheer amount of money that George Soros was able to amass during his lifetime thanks to his wise investments makes him one of the richest men in the world. He has donated more than $12 billion dollars to various charities during his lifetime and his most recent donation has made Open Society Foundation the second largest charitable organization in the world. Visit nytimes.com to know more about George.
The very first work of charity that George Soros ever did was with black South Africans. It was during the very difficult time of apartheid and many South Africans were suffering. George Soros took it upon himself to deliver scholarships to the country’s youth and help them go to better schools. Their newfound access to higher education gave them the tools to succeed and care for their ailing families. It was a time in South Africa when racial oppression and injustice were the law of the land. George Soros helped the underprivileged and overworked class of black Africans to lead better lives.
George Soros has also helped the Eastern Europeans during the Cold War. He delivered a mass of photocopiers to the Eastern Block and allowed the citizens to freely print their own material. What resulted was a profound sense of freedom in Eastern Europe. The countries had been facing oppressive iron fists of communism and George Soros helped them fight back. By printing their own educational publications and free propaganda, the Eastern Block was liberating themselves from communism.
George Soros has always been a very charitable man. When someone needs help, he will help them. He has been responsible for building hospitals, schools, and railroads during his life. He is the epitome of American mogul. George Soros has made the world a much better place to live in and can retire I peace. His legacy shall live on through the good deeds he has done and through the great works committed by Open Society Foundation. We are all very thankful for George Soros he has indeed achieved a high level of excellence and greatness. Read this article on Politico about George.