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
Kangaroo Mother Care
The Kangaroo Mother Care program teaches mothers how to increase the body temperatures of their newborns by wrapping the babies to their bare chests.
Living Proof Presentation
Bill and Melinda Gates introduce Living Proof - a campaign that tells the real story of the incredible progress being achieved by people in developing countries, backed by the support of governments like ours.
Gallery: Breastfeeding in Ghana
Mothers in Ghana Learn About Breastfeeding Techniques
87% of people in the world today have enough food to eat and lead healthy lives – up from just 76% in 1970
Share the proof:
Did measles deaths rise or fall between 2000 and 2008?
Correct! You and 0 others got that right. Measles deaths worldwide fell by 78% from an estimated 750,000 to 164,000.
Incorrect! You and 761 others got that wrong. Measles deaths worldwide fell by 78% from an estimated 750,000 to 164,000.
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.