Saturday, November 29, 2008

Melinda Gates Embodies School Motto ‘I Serve’

What would you do if you were married to one of the richest men on the planet? Holiday on your private island, swan around on a yacht, shop in Paris or gallivant around the party circuit?

Check out the inspiring story of Melinda and Bill Gates who love to spend their time tackling the AIDS epidemic, visiting slums and hospices in India.

This article tells about:

* Donating $17.3 billion
* Warren Buffett pledging most of his $62 bill to the Gates Foundation
* Discovering the influence of Melinda’s school motto—“Serviam” (I serve)

Janice Turner, Melinda and Bill Gates: Saving Lives, Times Online, 29 November 2008.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Melinda Gates.