Warren Buffett has donated approximately $3.4 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his plan to give away his fortune to educational & charitable causes. Photo Credit: Reuters, Rick Wilking.

The largest amount was donated to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. According to the Gates Foundation website, the charity approaches “work with partners worldwide to tackle critical problems in five program areas” key areas the foundation focuses on are Global Health, Development, Opportunity, Growth & Policy.

Source: Warren Buffett donates $3.4 billion to Gates’ and family charities