Bill Gates helped a lot of people - level 3, A12

Bill Gates helped a lot of people - level 3, A12

26-01-2012 23:00

Bill Gates is a very rich man. He is known as the former boss of Microsoft. He is one of the richest people in the world. He is well-known not just in America, but all around the world.
He has helped to save over 5 800 000 lives with his money. These people were saved from deadly diseases. Bill Gates has given 28 000 000 000 dollars to charity since 2007. It is a huge amount of money. It is 48% of his own fortune because his property is estimated at 59 billon dollars. This money was used for improving the health of the world population. People from the charity have bought vaccines for many children.
Bill Gates is not the only American who gave a lot of money to people in need. There are many other people too, for example an American businessman Andrew Carnegie, who gave 90% of his fortune to charity, before he died.

Written by Libor for News in Levels

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