She shared this photo and captioned it:
“Helping wash the dishes during my homestay in Malawi. Women spend much of the day cooking and then cleaning up. It’s a reminder that it’s a lot more time consuming to do dishes when you can’t just turn on a faucet”
Melinda Gates, who is the wife of the richest man in the world, Bill Gates, was recently in Malawi for a visit. She said during her stay there, she joined women to fetch water […]
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday, June 19, 2015, played host to officials of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The team, which was led by Carlos Cuellar, paid a courtesy visit to Ambode at the State House in Alausa, Ikeja.
The Foundation is involved in various projects in Nigeria including the fight to end polio and also malaria. See more photos below…
It was learnt that Melinda Gates announced on Thursday that her and husband Bill’s foundation will spend $776 million tackling hunger in Nigeria and four other countries over the next six years, doubling existing commitments.
Gates made the announcement in Brussels, where she urged European leaders to make the nutrition of women and children a priority. The huge pledge also unlocks $180 million in matched funding from Britain’s Department for International Development.
“Malnutrition is the underlying cause of nearly half of all […]