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The Gates Foundation was founded by Bill and Melinda Gates in 1994 to "help all people lead healthy, productive lives." As of December 31, 2009, the organization had distributed about $22.61 billion in grant money since its inception.

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Triangular Trade Route
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Triangular trade is a term used to describe a trade route with three points. The route used to bring slaves from Africa to the West Indies and North America was a triangular trade route.