2016 Gates Annual Letter
Read the 2016 Gates Annual Letter.
We work with our partners to significantly reduce the incidence of HIV infection and to extend the lives of people living with HIV.
A Zambian man holds up his HIV negative test results.
The Gates Foundation’s effort to eradicate polio offers the chance to protect millions of children from paralysis forever.
Children receive the oral polio vaccine from a vaccination team going house to house in Kano, Nigeria.
We work to ensure that mothers and infants survive and remain healthy during childbirth and beyond.
A premature baby is cared for in the pediatric ward at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Our agricultural grants support work to reduce hunger and poverty for millions of poor farm families in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
This Tanzanian sweet potato farmer teaches other farmers in the region about soil irrigation, increasing crop yields, and how to sell surplus crops at the market.
Our investments are focused on developing new technology and tools to more effectively engage and support students.
Seventh and eighth grade students build and play with robots at McLane Middle School in Brandon, Florida.