June 30, 2016 / Rajesh Prabhakar Patil
For rural women -- too often invisible to development and monitoring efforts -- land rights offer a powerful tool to fight poverty and create opportunity.
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June 30, 2016 / Rae Ann Knopf
This year and every year, we at the foundation are committed to ensuring that more students walk across the stage to receive their diploma and leave that ceremony college ready.
June 29, 2016 / Axel Van Trotsenburg
In this post, the World Bank's Axel Van Trotsenburg discusses the work of the International Development Association, the Bank's lending arm for the poorest countries.
June 22, 2016 / Gates Bryant, Charlie L. Nutt
Discover new higher ed advising tools that enhance student success. Visit http://drivetodegree.org/.
June 21, 2016 / Hennie Bester
New insights from measuring financial need
"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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