Remarkable progress is being made in development. Here's the proof.
Ethiopian born supermodel Liya Kebede returns to her homeland to raise awareness about the importance of maternal and child health.
Despite stigma and adversity, one father rose above to save his son's life. Now, that son is giving back.
Living Proof is a showcase of the incredible progress being made in development and a celebration of the remarkable people achieving itHear their stories
Defying the Odds
Cote d'Ivoire has the highest HIV infection rate in Western Africa. But despite stigma and adversity, one father rose above to save his son's life. Now, that son is giving back.
Gallery: Liya's diary
A firsthand account of the challenges that mothers and newborns face in Ethiopia.
Share the Proof
Why did one of the world's most successful couples shift their focus to development? Because it works.
6.2 million sub-Saharan Africans were on life preserving antiretroviral treatment for AIDS in 2011, up from just 50,000 in 2002.
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Are we close to wiping out guinea worm?
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HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria
We have the tools to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria and our efforts are delivering real, lifesaving results. But don't just take our word for it. The proof is in the progress.
Other Infectious Diseases
New knowledge and tools in the fight against infectious diseases - like polio and neglected tropical diseases - are saving millions of lives and empowering people to build better futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Maternal & Child Health
Millions of mothers and children are alive today because of simple, cost-effective solutions.
Agriculture & Food Security
Investments in agriculture and rural development are helping millions earn a better living, grow more nutritious food, and build better futures. Agriculture is a proven pathway out of poverty with unbelievable potential for the future.
Studies show that education - particularly girls' education - is one of the smartest investments you can make in the world's poorest countries.