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When Did Naming a Newborn Become a Revolutionary Act?

Impatient Optimists | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
Impatient Optimists

Photo: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation According to a long-held custom in Ethiopia, children aren't named at birth. Parents wait a few months becaus...

Partnering to Empower Poor Farming Families and Ensure Global Food Security

Impatient Optimists | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Impatient Optimists

There is an African proverb that captures the importance of partnerships in the work we do at the Gates Foundation: "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others."