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Philanthropy


Do what you love - you already have everything you need

Rich Polt | 23 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nepal, philanthropy, young adults
At 19, Maggie Doyne set up a home in Nepal for orphans.


The gates open to a Nobel Prize

Matthew Hanley | 19 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, Nobel Peace Prize, philanthropy
The Gates Foundation has been awarded one of the world's most prestigious awards for public health. Does it deserve it?


Giving the gift of giving

Jackie King | 21 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Children, giving, philanthropy
The benefits of teaching philanthropy to our kids.


American generosity, second to none

Vincenzina Santoro | 19 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: philanthropy, United Nations, USA
September 5 marks the first International Day of Charity. Which country gives the most?


Big Philanthropy: a crisis of values

Matthew Hanley | 13 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: development, philanthropy
Doing good in the developing world requires good ideas, not just chests of money.


Who wants to be a billionaire?

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 March 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: philanthropy, wealth
Only those who haven't thought about what it might do their family and friendships.


Sterilisation-for-land deal not catching on in Colombia

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Colombia, philanthropy, sterilisation
Philanthropy and population control are familiar partners: the Ford Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation… one could go on, but let’s stop at Erwin Goggle’s House and Land Foundation in Colombia.


A geek with cheek

Vincenzina Santoro | 09 February 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Bill Gates, Italy, philanthropy
What right has Bill Gates to dress down Italy and its prime minister?


The guru of philanthropy

Michael Cook | 04 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, Peter Singer, philanthropy, poverty
Peter Singer's latest cause is lifting billions out of poverty.


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