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Old 7th January 2005, 20:41   #1
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Default Schumacher's donation towards Tsunami!!

I was watching NDTV the other day and one off the running news strip (at the bottom of the screen" said "Schumacher donates 10 Million USD towards Tsunami relief fund.

Now 10 Million USD is 1 crore dollars, multiply that with what ever the current USD rate is. Lets say 45, so that would make it.........45 crore rupees????

have i made a mistake somewhere........

All i can say is, WOW!!

Article on Schumacher's donation....... Read it to believe it.

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Old 7th January 2005, 20:47   #2
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10 Million USD is a lot, especially when one of the rishest men in the world (Bill Gates) donated just 3 Million.

I heard Infosys donated 5 crore rupees.

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Michael Schumacher -
Selfish when he is supposed to be, while on the race track and generous when he is supposed to be, while helping the needy. Good man!
Humanity is all about love, passion and understanding for each other. If you can give, please do.
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Wow that is amazing!! Seriously too good!
Gotta apperciate that......... it may be a tiny amount for him........ but, for the victims its a big amount.........
Schumi take a bow!
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schumi has shown his softer side.
mabbe Schumi was shocked by the loss of his body guard.


this body guard and his 2 sons died in the tsunami in Phuket where they were holidaying.
this had cum in yesterday's TOI.
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Its a very good gesture to donate so much to the Tsunami victims. Wonder whether it was Schumacher's personal contribution or Ferrari had something to do with it. Btw.. not come across but even Sachin and other cricketers should give something..
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but even Sachin and other cricketers should give something..
Sachin? Man he made that duty fee such an issue. Forget it.

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Old 7th January 2005, 21:02   #8
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I just read.. India is going to play a match and contribute towards Tsunami.. I knew these guys would also contribute.. Good going
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10 million USD to Tsunami. Thats's such a generous contribution from Schumi. I have always been a MS fan and this gesture had just shot up my respect for him. He has it he gives it. Thats why the world loves him so much. I knew he would donate a substantial amount. Hes also part of the UNESCO where he donates money for charity.

Michael Schumacher I salute you and Sachin learn something

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A salute from me to Michael Schumacher. He also plays regular football matches to raise funds, he is surely kind person from inside. Theres another person, Steve Waugh, ruthless from outside but so kind from inside. He opened school or something for handicapped children in Calcutta and also for children suffering from leprosy.
These are the persons who sets the example.
Lets see how cricketers are gonna raise from the upcoming match on 10th Jan at MCG Australia, Asia XI vs World XI.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shravan316
Wow that is amazing!! Seriously too good!
Gotta apperciate that......... it may be a tiny amount for him........ but, for the victims its a big amount.........
Schumi take a bow!
Really a very good gesture from Schumi.

& Shravan,
$ 10 million USD isn't tiny amount for anybody....so why do you think is it for schumi ?
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10 millio dollars is approximately 42 crore ...
that means 10 - 12 maybachs which is a lot ..
i respected him in the past and now he has won more of my respect
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There can be only one Michael Schumacher. And with this donation, I believe that he is the single largest individual donater toward the Tsunami.

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Michael Schumacher is and always was the person who donated the highest amounts to charity every year more than any other sportsperson in the world or for that matter any other person. He has even won awards for donating to charity every year.
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Hats off to this guy.MS has always set examples for his juniors to look upto.
Apna Sachin can never match him in any regards.

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