April 25, 2017 / David Bley
Marquita Davis, our new Deputy Director of Early Learning shares our belief in the power of high-quality pre-K to help children get ahead. Learn more about Marquita in this Q&A.
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August 19, 2016 / Allegra Myers
Pre-K is high-quality education, not just a place to put your kids. Teaching pre-K is hard work--these are the people who are molding and shaping your kid, and everything they do matters. Because of our quality pre-K experience, I feel confident that we're
ready for Kindergarten.
October 19, 2015 / Marcy Whitebook
We rely on early childhood teachers to be drivers of education reform, and we must change how we understand and value their work.
October 06, 2015 / Sherrie Belt
Parent and early learning educator talks about the importance of getting kids off to a strong start in school.
May 20, 2015 / Ellen Frede
Because pre-K is so important to creating a lifelong benefits, we are passionate about expanding opportunities for young children to access high-quality, effective and affordable preschool education.
"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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