MacKenzie Scott, to help those suffering from the economic effects of the Coronavirus crisis, has gone through charities, to donate to the tune of $ 4 billion.
American billionaire and novelist, former wife of Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott has donated $ 4 billion (more than FCFA 2,158 billion), to help people suffering from the economic effects of the Covid-19 crisis. Charities included groups such as food banks, emergency relief funds, and support services.
MacKenzie Scott shared the news on Twitter, saying it was an initiative to help those suffering from the economic effects of the Covid-19 crisis. Charitable organizations included groups such as food banks, emergency relief funds and also support services for vulnerable people.
In the beginning, there were over 6,490 organizations that had to be well identified and assessed to determine which were most in need of assistance. The billionaire noted that the pandemic was a wrecking ball in the lives of Americans and that many were getting even poorer, as the world’s richest like her continued to increase their wealth.
MacKenzie Scott explained how the number 384 was reached and even listed each of the charities to which money was donated. MacKenzie Scott is the 18th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of 59.8 billion dollars (32 662 billion FCFA). Just a few months ago, the philanthropist also donated 1.7 billion dollars (around 904.2 billion FCFA) to a non-profit organization to help them during these difficult times.
Addressing their private life, unlike other divorce episodes that end in acrimonious fallout, the couple said they had a wonderful time together and expressed optimism to continue working with family and close friends. Following the divorce settlement, Scott received around $ 38 billion (FCFA20.501 billion) in Amazon shares, making her the richest woman in the world.
This large sum allowed her to surpass former record holder Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, an heiress who owns and controls 33.3% of the world’s largest cosmetics company, L’Oréal, which Bloomberg says is worth 36%. , $ 7 million (FCFA 19.8 billion).