May 08, 2013 / Kristin Lindsey
The Global Fund for Children teamed up with Catapult to raise funds for a project that will provide 340 adolescent girls in India with basic education and reproductive health programming. Support them!
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September 20, 2012 / Gates Foundation
Photo of the Day for Thursday, September 20, 2012.
September 13, 2012 / Gates Foundation
Photo of the Day for Thursday, September 13, 2012.
July 25, 2012 / Susan Schulman
July 23, 2012 / Peter Kithene
One of the more eye-opening things I’ve experienced here at the foundation has been simply attending meetings. Mostly I just sit, listen, and absorb; but almost always there comes a moment where I can’t help but jump in.
"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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