Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been a vital CARE partner since 2001, supporting programs in food security, health equity, water and sanitation, reproductive and maternal health, emergency response, women’s empowerment, advocacy and livelihood development. The Gates Foundation supports Pathways, CARE’s initiative to help women farmers in Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Malawi, Mali and Tanzania improve livelihoods and food security for themselves and their families. CARE is the lead partner in the Integrated Family Health Initiative or the Ananya, a five-year effort the Indian state of Bihar which aims to transform public health and nutrition services. The foundation has contributed emergency response support in Bangladesh, Bolivia, the Horn of Africa, Indonesia and Niger, and to the Learning Tours Program, through which CARE raises awareness about the positive reach and scope of U.S. development assistance.