Gates Foundation aims to gradually improve world for the poor


USA TODAY: Bill and Melinda Gates says the plight of poor people will be improved by 2030.

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USA TODAY: Bill and Melinda Gates says the plight of poor people will be improved by 2030.

“We see heartbreaking things, but we also hear from people who tell us roads are improving and they can get their goods to market,” says Melinda Gates, whose Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual letter Wednesday.

“The world is changing for the better for many of the poor, and that’s what fuels us,” she said in a phone interview with USA TODAY.

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