Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Bloggers Against Hunger Campaign

Sean Penn - Fights World Hunger

Some facts from the World food program:
  • Women not only cook food for their families, but also produce between 60 - 80% of food in developing nations.
  • And yet, 60% of chronically hungry people are women and girls. We're asking people to send a message of solidarity at
  • This year, 60% of WFP beneficiaries will be women
  • An extra year of education increases a girl's income by 10-20%
  • Women produce 60 - 80% of food in developing nations
  • When income is in the hands of the mother, the survival probability of a child increases by about 20 percent in Brazil.
  • Experience shows that in the hands of women, food is far more likely to reach the mouths of needy children.
Get more facts at the WPF website, never underestimate your ability to help.

Did you know that by playing a simple online game called "Free Rice" you can feed the hungry at the same time? The game is very educational, it can improve your vocabulary and spelling. Try it:

Fight World Hunger

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