Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Impatient optimists working to reduce inequity.

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Guided by the belief that every life has equal value the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy productive lives. In developing countries it focuses on improving peopleas health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States it seeks to ensure that all peoplea especially those with the fewest resourcesa have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle Washington the foundation is led by CEO Dr. Susan Desmond Hellmann and Co chair William H. Gates Sr. under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

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    500 Fifth Avenue North
    Seattle Washington 98109
    United States of America



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