Brief Preview of George Soros Amazing Charity Work

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Posted by omeditors | Posted in Education, Health | Posted on 29-12-2017

George Soros is one of the most famous people worldwide. His involvement in the philanthropic activities is probably among the greatest in the world. Much of his outstanding contributions are in  health sector, education and humanitarian sector. As put by the Open Society Foundation’s president, the objective of the foundation is to locate the needy and most vulnerable, marginalized and the oppressed. Its support is directed through the Open Society’s offices and are only done to the groups or individuals with the same agenda in their mission as the foundation.

George Soros rose from a humble background. He is a Jewish born to a low income family in Budapest, Hungary. Living in Hungary in his childhood, he survived through the Nazi regime with the family under a false identity. His family also helped other families go through the reign under a false identity. He moved to London, England in the year 1947 and advanced his education in the London School of Economics. To survive in London through the education, he worked as railway porter and served in a restaurant as a waiter at night.

After completing his education, he wanted to shift and work in the financial sector as per his degree. He made a lot of application throughout England and managed to secure himself an entry-level job. He worked in this position till 1956 when he moved to the United States. In New York, worked hard as trader and an analyst and later climbed his ladder to become the vice president of a Fund. He later founded the Soros Fund Management.

George Soros first founded the nonprofit foundation in the year 1984. The organization started immediately to distribute photocopiers to tertiary institutions and societies with the major aim of conveying information to enable the transition to democracy. The major tool in accomplishing democratic ideals was through supporting the higher education and talks about freedom. Moreover, George Soros has also been a major funder of many political activities in the United States.

He also contributed hundreds of millions of dollars during the Yugo Slovakia war in the 90s. The Open Society Foundation that he founded also helped many groups such as LGBTI, groups supporting disables rights, children rights and the rights of women. To the International Crisis Group and the UNICEF, Soros has also donated around five million dollars to support them in their actives. The Foundation is also involved in promoting education. In the 70s, George Soros came in to support the black students in South Africa access the University of Cape Town during the apartheid. In his home country, he also donated an amount totaling to 880 million dollars to endow the Central European University located in Budapest.

Source
www.politico.eu-list-george

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