Making Markets Work for the Poor This special supplement examines how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation uses program-related investments—loans, equity stakes, and guarantees—to complement its traditional grant making. View the digital edition and download the PDF. At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, you’ll find stories of work that is improving lives, from Seattle to South Africa. Plan a visit. The Gates Foundation’s choice of St. Louis for the new agriculture initiative marks another victory for St. Louis’ sprouting agtech sector and follows a decision last year by Bunge Ltd., an ...

Oct 02, 2018 · The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is backing a project using data to predict the likelihood that kids will escape poverty based on the neighborhood they grow up in.