Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gates foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, the Gates Foundation focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Jeff Raikes and Co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

The Salaamati Project: A Public Sector Family Planning Pilot Study

Contraception & Family Planning

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Pathfinder will be working in partnership with government stakeholders and policymakers to expand family planning methods in Haryana, India.

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IMPACT: Promoting Access to Contraception for All in Niger

Contraception & Family Planning

Initiative de Mobilisation pour L’accès à la Contraception pour Tous (IMPACT) is a four-year project funded by the Gates Foundation that will strengthen service delivery to support healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies in Niger.

Building Blocks for FP2020 in Pakistan and Nigeria

Building Blocks for FP2020 in Pakistan and Nigeria

Contraception & Family Planning

Building Blocks for FP2020 supports and advances family planning in Nigeria and Pakistan, two countries that have made ambitious goals for improving access to reproductive health care in the next decade.


ANANYA: Shaping Demand and Practice in Bihar for Uptake of Priority Behaviors

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Behavior Change Maternal & Newborn Health Advocacy Contraception & Family Planning

PAST PROJECT: ANANYA aims to empower women to make informed decisions about maternal and neonatal health.

MUKTA: Targeted Interventions for Groups at Risk

Systems Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Gender Behavior Change Advocacy HIV & AIDS Contraception & Family Planning

PAST PROJECT: This project served over 25,000 female sex workers and men who have sex with men in the Indian state of Maharashtra, helping reduce their risks and vulnerabilities towards sexually transmitted infections and HIV.

African Youth Alliance

Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health

PAST PROJECT: This project worked to improve, scale up, and institutionalize HIV and AIDS prevention and youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services. Institutional capacity building was a key component of the project.

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