Archive for January 28th, 2012
With all the pessimism surrounding the world economy it’s good to get some positive news from the World Economic Forum. And, once again, Bill Gates has demonstrated his generosity. He announced at Davos, on Thursday, that despite tough economic times his charity – the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – would continue to support the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and he pledged a further $750 million, noting that there was “no excuse for cutting aid to the world’s poorest”. A strong signal to world leaders who may be getting cold feet on charitable giving.