George Soros has given to human right over $18 billion. He has in total given $32 billion to charity which makes Open Society Foundation the third most prominent charitable organization in the world after Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Welcome Trust. Officials from Open Society Foundation Told New York Times and Wall Street Journal that Soros had increased his giving and the latest combined donations of $18 billion represented the estimated fortune of $ 23 billion.
Open Society is a global institution which works to build vibrant and tolerance Democracies, and it gave close to $14 billion since it was founded in 1979. When the British Pound failed in 1992 due to the crashing of the European exchange rate, Soros made a lot of profit. Being a vocal supporter of liberal causes, he was among the biggest contributed to Hillary Clinton’s Failed presidential bid, and he made his latest donation creating tension in Hungary over press freedom and academic. The Solos open society foundation gave support to other related causes like discrimination of Muslims in Europe, Women LGBTI, national security, disability rights, counter-terrorism and international justice. Soros organization mad a lot of donation to foreign bodies like UNICEF and global crisis Group. In 2016 Soros donated $ 4 million to the University of Connecticut’s Human Right Institute.
To end poverty in Africa, Soros contributed $75 million to Millennium Villages Projects and the Millennium Promise. This project was to address issues like food, water, Energy, education, business development tools, and access to health care. In the early 70s, Soros was supporting Black students to attend the University of Cape Town in South Africa. In the early 90s, Soros contributed $880 million to help fund the Central European University in Budapest. He also donated $100 million to universities throughout the former USSR. He also supported childhood development and K-12, but most of donations and contribution were the majority of higher education which didn’t help the disadvantaged minorities. Learn more about his profile at businessinsider.com.
George Soros had put more helpful resources towards promoting his democratic ideas. He also made a lot of contribution to education, health and humanitarian efforts across the globe. The president of Solos opens society foundation Chris Stone would severally be quoted saying “we try to understand who is vulnerable, who are marginalized, who are oppressed, society by society, place by place.” This would only be achieved by promoting higher education although the foundation also had other plans or promoting freedom of information, media freedom and anti-corruption efforts. He also donated $100 million to universities throughout the former USSR. He also supported childhood development and K-12, but most of donations and contribution were the majority of higher education.
George Soros has made a great impact in the society with his contribution with helped the most vulnerable people in the society. His contributions have been appreciated by many. He has set a very goal high goal, and most people look up to him. By giving back to the society, he appreciates people and wants to help. It is a good gesture, and it should be taken up by every great leader in the society. Read his profile at Forbes.