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In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...state, meanwhile, hopes to find more affordable options through a contest that's similar to a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation competition to reinvent the toilet for the 2.5 billion people around the world who don't have access to modern...
Gates Foundation awards $900,000 to Alaska group

ANCHORAGE - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $900,000 to an Alaska foundation to support educational programs for low-income and minority populations. The...
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Billionaire Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

...such as Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Bloomberg. He credited the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their wide range of charitable projects and said his organization has partnered with them on health initiatives...
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Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...Catholic influence on education is narrowly sectarian and a threat to education in Alaska. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation certainly did not agree with this when it partnered in an $18.9 million grant to replicate the success of Cristo...
Gates grant could provide new type of school in Alaska

...grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will allow Antioch 34 percent of whites, the Gates Foundation said. Antioch has worked with...teleconference Tuesday from Seattle. The Gates Foundation announced $29.6 million in...
Haines library described as 'best'

...the Haines library the best small library in America for 2005. The award, co-sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, carries with it a $10,000 prize and a measure of prestige. Nearly 150 communities across the country with populations...
State library getting federal money for broadband

...Commerce Department funding will cover most of the project's cost. The rest is coming from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rasmuson Foundation. The state department of education, of which the library is a part, says the project's...
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Bill Gates sets an example for us hundredaires, too

...second place: wow. Gates' announcement last week that he will henceforth work full time with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - founded with his wife in 2000 to confront global health and education issues - has the feel of a potentially seismic...
Northwest Digest

...SEATTLE - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to invest up and resources." The Gates Foundation started looking into ways to...A study commissioned by the Gates Foundation found that nearly one in four...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

...been stopped - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria.The Microsoft founder, who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign...
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