October 23, 2012 / Amie Newman
Yes, there are lots of news organizations, including my own, that send out tweets when there's news to share, but I like to take it another step further and tap into the collective skill sets of everyone following me on Twitter.
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July 26, 2011 / Valerie Nkamgang Bemo
At the foundation, we focus on stimulating lasting change. But we also recognize the need to move with urgency in times of crisis. In the Horn of Africa, the worst drought conditions in decades—exacerbated by political instability—have put more than 11
million people in immediate need of food assistance.
"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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