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India has 97% children enrolled in school, but teaching them basic skills is the next challenge: ...

In 2000, when the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan was launched in India, almost one in five children, was not enrolled in primary school. It was a massive challenge to take on, given the size of the country....

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Health, education to shape next generation economy, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said that health and education are investments that pay off over the course of 20 years and shape the economy for the next generation. In an interview with CNBC-...

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Jack Ma's lessons for success

Jack Ma, the legendary founder of the e-commerce giant Alibaba recently decided to step down as chairman and pursue his philanthropic interests in education. A former English teacher, he co-founded...

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Africa’s rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Two waves of poverty reduction in China and India have contributed to the emergence of millions of people from extreme poverty over the last two decades, according to the Bill & Melinda Gates Found...

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William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist.