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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), previously the William H. Gates Foundation, is an American private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. Based in Seattle, Washington, it was launched in 2000 and is reported to be the largest private foundation in the world, holding $50.7 billion in assets. The primary goals of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and, in the U.S., to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. The foundation is controlled by its three trustees: Bill and Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. Other principal officers include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Susan Desmond-Hellmann.

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Indian girl receives 'Changemaker' award by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

A teenage Indian girl has received the "Changemaker" award here by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for her fight against child marriage in her village in Rajasthan. Payal Jangid received the..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Global Goalkeeper' award for PM Modi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday conferred the "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Accepting the..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Gates Foundation honours Modi for clean India mission [Video]Gates Foundation honours Modi for clean India mission

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday (September 24) honored Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the 'Global Goalkeeper Award' for his efforts to "improve access to sanitation in..

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation honours PM Modi with 'Global Goalkeeper Award' for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched by the Modi government in 2014 and its components include the construction of household toilets, community and public toilets and solid waste management.
DNA - Published

PM Modi to be honoured by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan

Modi will be honoured for his leadership of the Swachch Bharat Mission, which he had launched on October 2, 2014. So far, 90 million toilets have been built to eliminate open defecation by October 2,..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi to get Bill and Melinda Gates foundation award for Swachh initiative

The PM will be conferred with the award during his visit to the US in September.
DNA - Published

Gates Foundation to honour PM Modi for Swachh Bharat

The US based Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will confer PM Narendra Modi with an award for his clean India initiative which was launched during his first term at the Centre in 2014. Swachh Bharat..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to honour PM Modi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan during upcoming US visit

Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh said on Monday that "diligent and innovative" initiatives of Prime Minister were brining laurels from across the world.
DNA - Published

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