This is a game for people that care about hunger and poverty. FreeRice was designed to educate every one for free and assist end world hunger by providing rice for hunger people for free. I think this is a smart ways to fight world hunger.
Actually, how many people are experiencing hunger right now? I don’t have excact number , but according to United Nations, there are about 25,000 people die every day of hunger or hunger-related causes. One person of each every three of them is child.
Fund FreeRice Game
Playing FreeRice is fun. FreeRice will display a word and then ask us to choose the synonym. Each answer you get right means every 10 grains of rice will be donated through United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to ends hunger. The sponsors logo appears below the main box after your get the right answer.
This is a creative game both to increase our vocabulary skill and participate in the effort of hunger ending. Some readings may improve our understanding on hunger and porverty:
- The end of food (Paul Roberts)
- Creating a world without a poverty: social business and the future of capitalism (nobelist Muhammad Yunus)
- The end of poverty: economic possibilities for our time (Jeffrey Sachs)
- How many grains of rice will be donated on Free Rice the week of Feb 8-15, 2009? (hubdub.com)
- FreeRice – 50 Best Websites 2008 – TIME (time.com)
- WFP Launches Virtual Wall To Build Online Movement Against Hunger (medicalnewstoday.com)