January 19, 2016 / Matej Novak
Addressing needs of IDPs and refugees in places where no public library exists in the vicinity, a French-based charity Libraries Without Borders has designed “Ideas Box” – a highly mobile information toolkit reminding a modern library packed into several
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September 04, 2013 / Chris Higgins
Giving people access to the Internet in a public setting doesn't mean handing them a free pass to infinite animated GIFs; it means jobs, health information, and education.
January 27, 2013 / Lillie Marshall
Do you still think the campaign for clean air is a fluffy afterthought best left to hippies or generally ignored? Before I breathed in India and China, that was what I thought.
January 09, 2012 / Amie Newman
News of today, yesterday, and tomorrow!
August 12, 2010 / Deborah Jacobs
The vision of the foundation’s Global Libraries initiative is to improve people’s lives through useful, used, and sustainable public access to information and communications technology in public libraries.
"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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