By Bill and Melinda Gates
Fifteen years ago, the two of us made a bet.
We started our foundation in 2000 with the idea that by backing innovative work in health and education, we could help billions of people improve their lives. The progress we’ve seen so far is so exciting that we are doubling down on the bet we made 15 years ago.
Here’s our bet: The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history. We’re putting our credibility, time, and money behind this bet because we think there has never been a better time to accelerate progress and have a big impact around the world.
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