Tag Archives: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

14Sep/21

Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse impact on progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Continue reading

21Nov/16

Bill Gates works with Swiss perfume company to make toilets smell better

Bill Gates has partnered with a perfume company in Switzerland in an effort to find a way to get rid of the repulsive smell of toilets. The project is aimed at encouraging people in the developing world to use toilets rather than defecate in open areas.
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20Jul/16

Bill Gates invests $5 billion in Africa development, health research

Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.

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25Jan/16

Britain and Bill Gates pledge 4.2 billion dollars to fight malaria

Britain will spend 500 million pounds (700 million US dollars) per year for the next five years to battle malaria in a partnership with Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates worth a total of 3 billion pounds (4 billion US dollars).

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09Mar/15

Hillary Clinton wants women to face “no ceilings”

Hillary Clinton calls for women to face “no ceilings” at an event focused on gender equality and women’s rights.

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