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Giving your money away
Transcript of Giving your money away
The luxury of doing good surpasses every other personal enjoyment. – John Gay
19th century philanthropists
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
What is money
Mohammed bin Rashid Charity and Humanitarian Establishment
The poorest 40 percent of the world’s population accounts for 5 percent of global income. The richest 20 percent accounts for three-quarters of world income.Source 3
According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. And they “die quietly in some of the poorest villages on earth, far removed from the scrutiny and the conscience of the world. Being meek and weak in life makes these dying multitudes even more invisible in death.”Source 4
Around 27-28 percent of all children in developing countries are estimated to be underweight or stunted. The two regions that account for the bulk of the deficit are South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.
If current trends continue, the Millennium Development Goals target of halving the proportion of underweight children will be missed by 30 million children, largely because of slow progress in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.Source 5
Based on enrollment data, about 72 million children of primary school age in the developing world were not in school in 2005; 57 per cent of them were girls. And these are regarded as optimistic numbers.Source 6
Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names.Source 7
Less than one per cent of what the world spent every year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 and yet it didn’t happen
Launched in 1997, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment aim to promote charity and humanitarian works by helping underprivileged nationals and expatriates living in the UAE.
Giving your money away
Reckefeller one of the richest American in history
Born : 8 July 1839
Died : 23 May 1937
University of Chicago
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
Born : 25 November 1835
Died : 11 August 1919
bobbin boy a factory
later 18 he took a job at the Railroad.
donated approximately $5 million to the New York Public Library
he established the Carnegie Institute of Technology , which is now known as Carnegie-Mellon University
he created the Carnegie Foundation for International Peace
Suleiman Al Rajhi
• Establishing a number of charity endowments dedicated to youth marriage in several cities and governorates around Saudi Arabia, namely Bakerya & Buraida.