An Indian Civilizational Perspective

Bill Gates babua goes to Bihar!

Now Bill Gates has new lessons to learn from Bihar, specially women of the self Help groups. After crossing the Kosi river to get to Khagaria in Bihar, he came in contact with many great stories of human endeavor and perseverence.

His most important lesson? The one taught by his daughter:

Narrating a personal story, Gates, whose foundation has given $1 billion to India alone for health projects, said, “Once, I showed my daughter a video about polio and what we do. Watching, she asked me what happened to the crippled girl in the film and how did we help her? I didn’t know. I realised we talk about numbers and maps and eradication targets. But what about the real people? It is interesting to see the world through the eyes of children.”

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