One million players register for anti-hunger game

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One million players have registered for an online game that is helping to fight hunger around the world, according to the United Nations food agency.

The World Food Programme (WFP) says that players of Freerice.com have already donated nearly 100 billion grains of rice.

Charles Appel has more.

Freerice.com was launched in 2007 to help feed hungry people around the world through donations of rice to the World Food Programme (WFP).

Players can choose from 45,000 questions on various subjects ranging from flags of the world to literature in six languages; English, Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese and Korean.

With each correct answer, ten grains of rice are donated to WFP paid for by sponsors.

WFP says that with one in seven people in the world suffering from chronic hunger, every grain of rice counts.

Charles Appel, United Nations.

Duration:  40″

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