Six donors have contributed over $200 million to TTI since the program's launch in 2008. 

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it 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.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID)

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) manages the UK’s aid to poor developing countries and leads its fight against world poverty. DFID works with governments in developing countries to help them lift their citizens – the poorest and most disadvantaged – out of poverty by providing proper health care and education, fostering good governance and promoting equitable economic growth.

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has been making grants since 1967 to help solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. The Foundation concentrates its resources on activities in education, the environment, global development, performing arts, philanthropy, and population, and makes grants to support disadvantaged communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. IDRC also encourages sharing this knowledge with policymakers, other researchers, and communities around the world. The result is innovative, lasting local solutions that aim to bring choice and change to those who need it most. 

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

With a mission committed to ensuring the quality of development assistance, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) gives aid for the purpose of empowering recipients to achieve their own development goals. The agency is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and focuses on alleviating poverty and promoting societal change. NORAD does this by both financing NGOs as well as conducting its own research and projects.

The Netherlands Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) - Phase 1 only

The Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) is responsible for development cooperation policy, its coordination, implementation, and funding. The Netherlands works with the governments of other countries and with international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the European Union. DGIS themes include gender, AIDS, education, sustainable economic development, and the environment.

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