November 12, 2012 / Johanna Stratmann
As Europe’s leaders prepare for the EU budget summit next week, it’s crucial that development aid champions stand up and fight to protect these lifesaving funds.
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May 29, 2012 / Amie Newman
According to a new report released today, examining child poverty in the 35 wealthiest nations, 30 million children are currently living in poverty.
"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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