Financials[ edit ] The foundation explains on its website that its trustees divided the organization into two entities: The foundation section, based in Seattle, US, "focuses on improving health and alleviating extreme poverty", and its trustees are Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett. Global development division[ edit ] This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Financials[ edit ] The foundation explains on its website that its trustees divided the organization into two entities: The foundation section, based in Seattle, US, "focuses on improving health and alleviating extreme poverty", and its trustees are Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.
The trust section manages "the investment assets and transfer proceeds to the foundation as necessary to achieve the foundation's charitable goals"—it holds the assets of Bill and Melinda Gates, who are the sole trustees, and receives contributions from Buffett.
Global development division[ edit ] This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. March Learn how and when to remove this template message Christopher Elias leads the foundation's efforts to combat extreme poverty through grants as president of the Global Development Program.
The official announcement explained that the grant would allow the IJM to "create a replicable model for combating sex trafficking and slavery" that would involve the opening of an office in a region with high rates of sex trafficking, following research.
The office was opened for three years for the following purposes: At the time that the results were released, the IJM was exploring opportunities to replicate the model in other regions.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship has often been compared to the Rhodes Scholarshipgiven its similarly international scope and substantial endowment.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship accepts less than 0. Each year, approximately new graduate students from around the world receive funding to study at Cambridge University. The goal of the aid was to support the increasing world demand for rice. The Gates Foundation claims: The Gates Foundation has partnered with the Rockefeller Foundation to enhance agricultural science and small-farm productivity in Africabuilding on the Green Revolution that the Rockefeller Foundation spurred in the s and s.
Inthe foundation decided to refocus its WASH effort mainly on sustainable sanitation services for the poor, using non-piped sanitation services i. This was because the sanitation sector was generally receiving less attention from other donors and from governments, and because the foundation believed it had the potential to make a real difference through strategic investments.
In midthe foundation announced in its new "Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Strategy Overview" that its funding now focuses primarily on sanitation, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, because access to improved sanitation is lowest in those regions.
This program is tasked to monitor progress towards the Millennium Development Goal MDG relating to drinking water and sanitation. This is called open defecation and it poses significant health risks. The aim was to create a toilet that not only removes pathogens from human excretabut also recovers resources such as energy, clean water, and nutrients a concept also known as reuse of excreta.
It should operate " off-the-grid " without connections to water, sewer, or electrical networks. Finally, it should costs less than 5 cents per user per day.Oct 11, · Moore, a candidate for U.S.
Senate, collected more than $1 million from to , compensation that far surpassed what the group disclosed in its public tax filings most of those years.
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A CAF Charity Account lets you manage your donations and give to any charity at any time. Top-up and make charity donations when you want. We add Gift Aid. October The Bryan Adams Foundation has made a grant to Broadway Cares, one of America’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organisations.
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