August 27, 2015 / Anne Martens
Seattle-based Rainier Scholars is proving that when you empower and believe in young people, they can do extraordinary things.
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August 21, 2015 / Jarrad Aguirre
What excited me most about the foundation was not polio or malaria — but rather the burgeoning emphasis on social determinants and health in Washington State.
August 20, 2015 / Lara Gilman
Looking ahead, greater smartphone penetration is likely to unleash a new wave of game-changers for digital financial services around the globe.
August 19, 2015 / Lindsey Harrison
ThinkCERCA, an innovative digital tool making a difference for Chicago students. Bill Gates also wrote about the tool in his blog today on www.gatesnotes.com
August 18, 2015 / Brooke Carlyle Perry
Teacher Brooke Perry talks about her experience at ECET2. Melinda Gates does the same in her blog today on www.gatesnotes.com
"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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