Gates Foundation Awards Nearly USD3B Grants in 2008

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has

some USD2.8 billion in grants in 2008. The foundation granted USD2.011 billion in 2007, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal. Meanwhile, the foundation has also

USD15 million to help combat African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness. The five-year grant will be administered by Switzerland-based Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.