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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Indian Government announce $500,000 seed grants

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Indian Government announce...

Were you aware that in the world that we inhabit over 6 million children under the age of five die each year, and approximately 165 million (26%) of the world's children have stunted growth jeopardizing subsequent physical as well as cognitive ..., 1 day ago
Dhaka Tribune

Youth bulge could unleash rapid economic growth

LONDON, Nov 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The record number of young people in the world today could unlock fast economic growth in many developing countries unless lack of access to health care and education hinder progress, the United Nations ...
 Reuters UK1 week ago Youth could unleash rapid economic growth  Peak Oil1 week ago Growth maps: Learning from high-growth economies  Dhaka Tribune2 weeks ago Menace On The Menu: Development And the Globalization of Servitude  Counter Currents10 hours ago

Independence Blue Cross Foundation named Outstanding Corporate Foundation

In addition to the ground-breaking work the Foundation has done to improve child wellness, it has also invested more than $5.4 million to date in 2014 in leading solutions for a healthier community in four primary areas: increasing access to ...
 Morningstar.com1 week ago ONTARIO GIRLS FOUND  Huffington Post Canada2 weeks ago IMPACT India foundation's community health initiative  APN News3 weeks ago

These business leaders gave away billions in charity

At regular intervals, we have been reading about the growth stories of India’s billionaires. Be it Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal or Wipro chairman Azim Premji or Ratan Tata, they firmly believe that it is important to give back what they earn for human causes. Philanthropist Rohini Nilekani has give away over Rs $40 million towards charity since 2005. Photograph: Courtesy, Penguin India We bring to you a list of wealthy Indian’s who has pledged a significant portion of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Egypt and UN to expand food aid in fight against child labour

By Chris Arsenault ROME, Nov 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Food Programme pledged on Tuesday to expand an aid programme in Egypt that helps poor families keep their children in school and out of the workforce. The programme, aimed at ...
 AlertNet8 hours ago

Rick Davis: The access and quality gap in Vermont's child care system

Editor's note: This commentary is by Rick Davis, co-founder and president of the Permanent Fund for Vermont's Children . M ost people agree that choice is a good thing. But when it comes to choosing a child care provider, many Vermont parents may ...
 VTDigger.org6 days ago

Taking antibiotics during pregnancy increases risk for child becoming obese

-- A study just released by found that children who were exposed to antibiotics in the second or third trimester of pregnancy had a higher risk of childhood obesity at age 7. The research also showed that for mothers who delivered their babies by a ...
 EurekAlert!1 week ago

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Commits to Donation of $40,000 to Irvine Public Schools Foundation

Donation to Benefit Health and Wellness Initiative for Irvine Children and Youth IRVINE, Calif. November 18, 2014 Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) recently donated $40,000 to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation's (IPSF) Health and Wellness ...
 Press Release Ping1 week ago
Millennium Post

Education is a right, not a mere privilege

The fateful day in the August of 2009 laid the foundation of a fundamental right that envisages a very important growth by means of education. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act describes the modalities of the importance of ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago

Every child in Uganda deserves quality education

A highly skilled human capital is one of the surest preconditions for achieving development goals. High quality human capital is positively correlated with a country's productivity. Therefore, investing in human capital development is essential for ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor1 day ago Every child in Uganda deserves a quality education  New Vision6 days ago
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