Rumble: FreeRice Goes Bangladesh

I have reported in previous posts about FreeRice, the Internet game which translates your vocabulary skills into donations of rice to the hungry. Up to today, 18 billions grains of rice have been collected by all players.

That starts to translate into REAL stuff. FreeRice donated over US$200,000 to the UN World Food Programme, resulting in actual rice going to refugees in Myanmar and Bangladesh:

If you are a blogger, you can copy and paste code for the FreeRice widget from this post.

Video and picture courtesy WFP.


Anonymous,  15 April, 2008 13:41  

Another great charity site is It donates money to children in need through World Vision. is a dual-purpose site for building an English vocabulary and raising money for under privileged children in the most impoverished places around the world.

Check it out at

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