It’s a good thing that some of the wealthiest people in the world are also the biggest philanthropists. They’ve donated billions of dollars in order to help millions of people, and that’s only the beginning. Here are the top charitable donors in the world.
The Indian business tycoon and investor – whose net worth is $16.2 billion – has been listed twice among the 100 most influential people by TIME Magazine, and has become the first Indian to sign up for The Giving Pledge, a campaign led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. The chairman of Wipro – one of the global leaders in the software industry – already gave away 25% of his personal wealth to charity, and more than $2 billion will be used for education programs in Premji’s home country.