MOO! The Gates Foundation Helps CARE Create Sustainable Livelihoods for Dairy Farmers

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation continues its commitment to helping small-scale dairy farmers in Bangladesh increase productivity leading to economic stability. The Foundation recently granted CARE a three-year, $3.8 million grant that will increase the incomes by 75% for approximately 30,000 rural dairy farmers in the North and Northwest regions of Bangladesh. 70% of those farmers are women. This latest grant comes on the heels -- and expiration -- of the Foundation's four-year $5.2 million grant awarded to CARE in 2008.

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