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Bill Gates Donates $220 Million

Posted by: Daniel Andrei Garcia / Category: , , ,

Our philanthropic American idol Mr. Bill Gates is again making donations for the benefit of health and biotechnology. This time around he's funding a company called Aeras through his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The amount donated is $220 Million.

Aeras is a company that is developing vaccines for Tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis is a deadly disease that kills millions yearly specially in poverty stricken countries in Africa. In 2010 alone, it has killed 1.4 Million people.

Here is the List of Bill Gates Donations from 1995 to April 2010

BILL GATES DONATIONS FOR 2nd Half 2010 TO 2012

Mrs. Melinda Gates with Health Workers in Kenya 2012
Photo Credit: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Mrs. Gates in India 2011
Photo Credit: 2011 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Bill Gates donates $10 Million for Mobile Banking in Haiti (BBC.co.uk: June 2010)

Bill Gates donates $20 Million for Online Education (PCMag: Oct 2010)

Bill Gates donates $50 Million to Afghanistan and Pakistan for Polio, Pneumonia, Diphteria and Whooping Cough. (Businessweek: January 2011)

Idol man, Mr. Gates administering polio drops in Chad Sept 2011
Photo Credit: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates Donates $750 M to fight AIDS, Malaria and TB (CNN: January 2012)

Bill Gates with FC Barcelona, July 28, 2011
Photo Credit: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation