The Access to Nutrition Initiative is proudly funded by:

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. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Jeff Raikes and Co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the United Nations agency that connects nations, partners and people to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere can attain the highest level of health. From emerging epidemics to the persistent threat of communicable diseases and chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, WHO works across the globe to confront the biggest health challenges of our time and measurably advance the well-being of the world’s people.

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

FCDO, formerly The Department for International Development (DFID), is the United Kingdom government department responsible for administering overseas aid. FCDO tackles issues such as poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. Its aim is to build a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for people in developing countries and in the UK too.

Irish Aid
Irish Aid is the Irish Government’s programme for overseas development. The programme is managed by the Development Co-operation Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs. The work it does in fighting global poverty and hunger is integral to Ireland’s foreign policy.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the United Nations in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with governments, businesses and civil society, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious foods for all people to have healthier diets, especially the most vulnerable.

The Pictet Group Foundation
The Pictet Group Foundation strives to improve the lives and well-being of the most vulnerable, fostering a more resilient and sustainable future for all. It supports projects that help mitigate pressing challenges for the environment and youth. The Pictet Group Foundation supports projects and impact driven solutions that build resilient communities and ecosystems in the field of Water and Nutrition, in line with the Group’s responsible vision. By partnering with entrepreneurial social and environmental changemakers, the Foundation seeks to have maximum impact at grassroots, community and policy level.

The Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation is a pioneering philanthropy built on collaborative partnerships at the frontiers of science, technology, and innovation that enable individuals, families, and communities to flourish. The Foundation make big bets to promote the well-being of humanity and make opportunity universal and sustainable. Its focus is on scaling renewable energy for all, stimulating economic mobility, and ensuring equitable access to health care and nutritious food.

The Waterloo Foundation

The Waterloo Foundation (TWF) is an independent grant-making Foundation created in 2007, and based in Cardiff, Wales. We are a registered charity (charity number 1117535). We give grants to organisations in both the UK and world-wide. We are most interested in projects that help globally particularly in the areas of the disparity of opportunities and wealth and the unsustainable use of the world’s natural resources. We want to help both the global community and the local community here in Wales.

We are actively seeking other funders to support us in expanding our work and our impact. Contact Weronika Patyk ( for more information or to request a prospectus.

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