Blog entry Jessica Watson: Teen Round-the-World Sailor Fights Hunger

13 March 2012

When she was just 16 years old, Jessica Watson sailed around the world alone. Challenges are what Jessica likes best! Her newest challenge, fighting hunger worldwide as a WFP Youth Representative, has put the wind in her sails.

If you dream of being like Jessica, and changing the world, you should know: Jessica is just like you. All you need to do is set your mind to the task!

Take Molly for example in the slums of Nairobi, or the hundreds of young Freericers asking their schools to hold Freerice tournaments, encouraging their parents to raise rice and raising thousands grains daily themselves.

You can also join Jessica's fight against hunger:

Freerice is maintained by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme, the world's largest humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide. To find out more go to

Tue, 04/03/2012 - 01:20 Katie Cavallero


Thu, 03/29/2012 - 21:31 9804473

ur cool jessisca!!! hang in there

Tue, 03/20/2012 - 00:54 StephenandKristen

I have thought about it, look in the groups, I'll make one! Search Rice for Kony 2012!

Fri, 03/16/2012 - 02:55 c-dawgswim

I was wondering if anyone on freerice has thought of doing something for Kony 2012. As humans, we need to step up to make sure that no one in our world needs to suffer like that.

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