May 17, 2012 / Melissa Milburn
Roy Steiner, deputy director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's agricultural development program, talks with Ross Reynolds on NPR KUOW's The Conversation about the work of the foundation.
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May 02, 2012 / Melissa Milburn
Ever wonder what higher education might be like for our kids and our grandkids?
October 12, 2011 / Melissa Milburn
We’ve had an overwhelming response to a project we launched in King County in Washington State last week with DonorsChoose.org and Starbucks.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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