Philanthropy

The ever-increasing wealth gap was listed as the number one global risk by the World Economic Forum’s 2014 Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.  This lead to the UN publishing their 17 biggest areas of need on the planet and collaborating with people and governments to work together, to focus on these 17 impacting issues.  With over 6 billion people living in poverty and over a billion people being illiterate in the world (2/3 are women and children), it is more than ever important, that we work together to improve the lives of the poorest in order to reduce the Wealth Gap.

TEKKIE TAX

Tekkie Tax is a national, South African fundraising initiative.  Hilda is the children’s ambassador, donating not only her own money, but also her time campaigning to improve the lives of children.  She hopes all South Africans will decide where their heart lies and donate and help the good work done by the charities supported by Tekkie Tax. 

To find out more about Tekkie Tax, and their initiatives, visit www.tekkietax.co.za

VIRGIN UNITE

Virgin Unite was founded in 2004, to unite people and entrepreneurial ideas to create opportunities for a better world.  Over the last decade, together with some great partners, they have inspired and incubated a number of wonderful collaborations – like The EldersOcean UniteCarbon War RoomThe B Team and The Branson Centres for Entrepreneurship – which have spurred much needed change in the world.  Through her donations and involvement with Virgin Unite, many charities and causes in various countries have been supported.

To find out more, please visit www.virgin.com/unite

Fitting hearing aids in Kenya with the Starkey foundation


Turtle tagging in the British Virgin Islands


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