Vogue India: Global personalities who have used their wealth to make an impact

A new billionaire was created every two days in 2018, yet the poor got poorer. The gap between the rich and the poor has widened deeply across the world like never before, disrupting the spirit of hope and socio-economic equality. Thankfully, there are a handful of conscientious altruists whose humanitarianism can never be repaid except in the loud voices showcasing gratitude.

Aga Khan

aga-khan1To ease another’s rite of passage in this world is to ease your own. A religious leader and multi millionaire philanthropist, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, who is among the world’s richest royals, belies stereotypes. Through his Aga Khan Development Networkhe empowers the poor and marginalised across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and works extensively towards improving the life and economic potential of women and children. In an increasingly bigoted world, he hopes to change the view of Islam as a faith that teaches compassion and tolerance, thus upholding the human dignity he preaches about.

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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