It’s almost as if they just typed “problems+the+world+is+currently+facing” into their own search engine, and gave a million dollars to everyone on the first page. They’ve got money going to renewable energy, Tanzanian entrepreneurs, $8m to various health initiatives, and a bunch more. They’re setting up an entire institute in India to do a national assessment of the education sector. Maybe this is penance for that China thing. You know the one. With the tea, and the censoring. In any case, check out the press release for more or check out Google.org if you like reading.