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Blog entry 51 Food Force: an online game with real-world impact

29 November 2011

The World Food Programme has launched Food Force, a game on Facebook with real-world impact, developed by KONAMI.

Blog entry 52 Freerice in Motion

23 November 2011

Freerice like you’ve never seen it before! This brand-new video is another reminder that Freerice is not your average trivia game....

We hope this video will help introduce the site to new players. Why is that important? Because the more people who play, the more rice we raise and the more people we can help. So far, we have raised enough to feed almost 5 million people.

The power of Freerice lies in everyone doing our small part. So please share this video with friends and family, and let's rice up against hunger!

Blog entry 53 Take part in World Change

16 November 2011

On November 22, TakePart will dedicate one of their "30 Ways in 30 Days" calendar days to Freerice and fighting hunger. The campaign encourages us all to take small steps during the month of November to make the world a better place.

Blog entry 54 Cambodia: A woman's struggle to beat the floods

10 November 2011

Chin Cheng Hong’s house is built on stilts, but this year the floodwaters have risen so high in Cambodia that even this was not enough to protect her. When the waters crept through her floorboards, she knew things were really bad.

Blog entry 55 Floods in Cambodia – how Freerice is helping

03 November 2011

In recent weeks, Cambodia has seen floods that are the worst in a more than a decade. The floods have wreaked havoc across the country with more than 250,000 families displaced and an estimated 1.5 million Cambodians affected.

The damage done to agricultural fields will be felt for many months to come. .

Blog entry 56 Going East: Freerice China

25 October 2011

In recent months we have launched Freerice in Spanish, French and Italian. We're very pleased to announce that you can now play Freerice China!

Blog entry 57 World Food Week: Help Guilaye Become President

17 October 2011

Guilaye wants to be president.

Guilaye (like other kids in Haiti, India, and elsewhere) have something in common: they’re beating the odds, and have a chance to fulfill their dreams thanks to World Food Programme school meals.

Freericers, like you, who's rice goes to support WFP are giving them the future they deserve.


Blog entry 58 Friday Freericers: Feed a child, feed a dream

14 October 2011

Freericers, every day you play Freerice, you fight hunger worldwide. However, this Sunday is a particularly important day: October 16 is World Food Day!

Blog entry 59 It’s National School Lunch Week!

10 October 2011

No one can say it better than US President Barack Obama: “Children are… (the) greatest treasure, and ensuring their health is one of our most important duties… Our children's continued ability to… reach their full potential will depend on what we do now to secure their future.”

Blog entry 60 5 Reasons Students Should Care About Hunger

04 October 2011

Morris is an intern at the World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome. We asked him what he would list as the top five reasons students should care about hunger.

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