Philanthropy

Philanthropy

This couple use drones to save refugees

Regina and Christopher Catrambone have given away half their fortune to save refugees from drowning in the Mediterranean. It all started with a life jacket: a solitary ...
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Lucky Man

British entrepreneur Mark Weingard has encountered more tragedy in his life than most but that has not stopped him from creating a luxury global hotel ...
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Creating Future Leaders

Noella Coursaris Musanka’s own difficult childhood led her to found the non-profit organisation Malaika, which provides free schooling to girls in Africa. Noella Coursaris Musanka ...
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A Pathway to Education

The Global Citizen Foundation focuses on sustainable development and education projects in the Caribbean, Ethiopia, UAE and Jordan The Global Citizen Foundation, co-founded by a ...
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Gateway to Change

Together with her husband Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Melinda Gates has given away $30 billion since the turn of the millennium, making them America’s most generous ...
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Finding the Answer Within

Hassan Al-Damluji is Bill Gates’ eyes and ears in the Islamic world. GC finds out why he believes donating money to a wealthy Saudi university ...
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Building a Center for Hope

The Amal project, which means ‘hope’ in Arabic, has delivered its first set of recreational caravans to children in Jordan’s second refugee camp The Global ...
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Putting a Price on Charity

Charitable donations are often a matter of the heart - but Caroline Fiennes is turning it into a science with algorithms to ensure money goes ...
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Going the Extra Mile

GC speaks to Maria Conceicao, the founder of an organisation supporting the education of Bangladeshi children and their families, about her constant battle against donor ...
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A Man for All Presidents

In an exclusive interview, GC sits down with Jacques Attali, the president and founder of the global microfinancing aid organisation PlaNet Finance  It is just ...
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Making social change through philanthropy

Why the will to give to charity is being undermined by a series of safe decisions Philanthropy is evolving. More and more business people are ...
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The Human Touch

Saher Shaikh is on a mission to transform the lives of thousands of labourers in Dubai One chance moment in an otherwise nondescript day often ...
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Helping Hands

The illustrations of Syrian refugees by young British war artist George Butler tell a poignant tale, one that is being told at supper clubs across ...
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The Ripple Effect

The Voss Foundation aims to provide water and sanitation to deprived African villages but its association with luxury can be problematic. With its designer glass ...
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Sowing the Seeds for Future Generations

Three Michelin starred French chef Yannick Alléno journeys to Madagascar to teach its poor how to cook basic recipes. In less than five years, Yannick ...
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Philanthropy at the Price of a Coffee

Giving as little as $1 can change the world, says media and telecoms magnate Tariq Qureishy. Like many wealthy, successful philanthropists, it was a series ...