100 billion grains of rice collected through online game

FreeRice Game

Did you know that testing your Italian and French vocabulary and general knowledge can help feed a hungry child?

That's right; the online game is called FreeRice and its Italian and French versions were launched on Wednesday by the World Food Programme.

The concept is simple: for every right answer, players earn 10 grains of rice that are donated by WFP partners.

Patrick Maigua asked WFP's Gaelle Sevenier about FreeRice.

Duration: 2'52"

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