Wednesday, September 13, 2006

BBC: Soros putting his money to work for Africa

BBC NEWS reports that progressive billionaire George Soros is donating $50m to help Africa: "US billionaire George Soros is to give $50m to help tackle poverty and Aids in Africa.

Mr Soros pledged to hand the cash to the United Nations' (UN) Millennium Villages Project over five years.

The $100m-scheme involves targeted investment in health, education and farming to help lift African villages out of poverty."


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