• 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

    40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
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    ISBN: 9781451687866
    Title: 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

    If you could accomplish anything with your life, what would you do?Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son in 2006, when he announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard G. Buffett set out to help the most vulnerable people on earth-nearly a billion individuals who lack basic food security. And Howard has given himself a deadline: 40 years to put more than $3 billion to work on this challenge. All of us have about 40 chances to make our mark in the world. This is a lesson Howard learned through his passion for farming. All farmers can expect to have about 40 growing seasons, giving them just 40 chances to improve on every harvest. This applies to all of us, however, because we all have about 40 productive years to make our personal marks in the world, whatever our passions may be. "40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World" is a new book that captures Howards journey. Beginning with his love for farming, we join him around the world as he seeks out new approaches to ease the suffering of so many. It is told in a unique format: 40 stories that will provide readers a compelling look at Howards lessons learned, ranging from his own backyard to some of the most difficult and dangerous places on Earth. This book presents a way of thinking that speaks to every person wanting to make a difference. Its a mindset, providing reasons to hope and actions to take. About new approaches that are desperately needed. "40 Chances" provides inspiration to transform each of our limited chances into opportunities to change the world.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $40.00
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