Bill Gates launches chicken plan to help Africa poor

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

NEW YORK—Microsoft founder Bill Gates has launched a cam­paign to help ex­tremely poor fam­i­lies in sub-Sa­ha­ran Africa by giv­ing them chick­ens.

The bil­lion­aire and phi­lan­thropist says rais­ing and sell­ing the birds can be ef­fi­cient to tackle ex­treme poverty. He has promised to do­nate 100,000 chick­ens, and the project’s page has al­ready been shared thou­sands of times.

The UN es­ti­mates that 41% of peo­ple in sub-Sa­ha­ran Africa live in ex­treme poverty. —Agen­cies

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