Philanthropist


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Philanthropist

A wealthy individual who gives money to charity or other programs designed to help others. The term is most applicable when the individual starts his/her own organization to promote pet programs. For example, Bill Gates established the Gates Foundation to perform a variety of philanthropic activities such as agricultural development and the establishment of libraries.
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The philanthropist will also take part in a round table with the Challenge Initiative - an urban reproductive health initiative that aims to scale up access to family planning services in Kenya.
The philanthropist lauded the efforts of the state government in the promotion of education and infrastructure.
A Chinese philanthropist gave it,' Roque said in a press briefing.
Chairman PAC said the center would prove helpful to provide better health facilities to needy and deserving patients and philanthropists, traders, notables and the employees of PAC must keep playing their role in running this center.
She added that she could never meet the great philanthropist but feels proud and honored that she had several opportunities to talk to Edhi over phone.
The philanthropist was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but has been unable to get a transplant due to weak health.
INDIA's ultra high net worth ( UNHW) philanthropists have been ranked second globally after the United States in terms of total amount given out as donations during the 2004- 2013 period, according to the latest Wealth X report.
Maybe the REAL philanthropists weren't attractive enough, connected enough or wearing the right designer clothes to be mixing with all those flashy people.
Clearly a ploy to get people to mention the magazine's name, as the last time I looked a philanthropist was someone who gave fortunes away to help alleviate pain.
After Zuckerberg, the second on philanthropist list was Philip Knight,co-founder of (http://www.
Nadhmi Auchi is a discrete billionaire philanthropist and we were surprised when his name appeared as number two on our list.
Lewis as 2012 Outstanding Business Philanthropist at the sixth annual Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy.