Couple sends $25 million to East Africa
Giving to charity is important (and not too hard), and Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz proved just how important giving is with an incredible gesture. Markowitz just teamed up with his wife Cari Tuna to do something amazing for poor people in Kenya and Uganda.
The couple just gave $25 million to GiveDirectly -- a charity that sends unconditional cash grants to desperately poor people in Kenya and Uganda. Each grant amounts to about $1,000, and $16 million to $19 million of Dustin and Cari's gift will go to those monetary transfers.
While any amount helps when giving to charity, this donation is going to make a huge difference in the lives of so many people in East Africa.
Additionally, cash transfers have statistically proven to be one of the best-studied approaches to fighting global poverty, so the money will definitely be put to good use.
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