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Blog entry Your Rice Is Helping Haiti

12 January 2011

One year ago, following the devastating earthquake in Haiti that killed thousands and left millions without homes and food, Freericers helped by raising rice!

The World Food Programme is still on the ground helping to rebuild lives. Food assistance is still needed. 1 in 4 children in Haiti are chronically malnourished. For this reason, all rice raised through Freerice from January 2011 will go to helping the people of Haiti.

Stephanie Tremblay, WFP's Public Information Officer based in Haiti, said: "As Haiti starts to rebuild, our goal is to help Haiti get to the point where it can feed itself. However, for now, food assistance and the rice (like the rice raised through Freerice) still has a key role to play."

Click here to test your Haiti hunger IQ – and feed a child in Haiti (it cost you nothing but brain cells)

In addition to testing your knowledge, for every person who takes this short Haiti hunger quiz, a child in Haiti will receive a warm meal thanks to an anonymous donor to WFP.

Four questions, one happy child in Haiti. It takes a moment.

After you’ve taken the quiz, be sure to ask your friends and family to do the same.

Commentaires
Fri, 06/17/2011 - 04:16 RiceRawr

So there still donating?! great!

Join the following group:
Help Distance!

we'll make a difference;)

Fri, 02/11/2011 - 06:20 Miyoung Kim

I'm really happy to give rice to people who needs them and I'm really thankful for this game because I can also practice (or learn) my english vocab, since English is my second language :)

May God bless this program and people who are willing to help.

Tue, 02/08/2011 - 05:48 ammadxx1

in my opinion, i think too much rice is going to hatie, everyone is forgetting Pakistan and India, sri Lanka, those poeple, with floods, everyone forgot them

Tue, 02/01/2011 - 04:28 stephani

Let us ALL help Haiti for they would ahve done the same for us!!!!!

Mon, 01/31/2011 - 00:07 Deshawn Joseph

Its Good To Give..Dats Kinda Why I Love Dis Website..

Sun, 01/30/2011 - 20:14 heat3344

Lets help Haiti. Look at my profile

Sun, 01/30/2011 - 04:14 meg0914

im up to 10210 grains of rice... thats will feed alot of families... :) i love freerice.com

Sat, 01/29/2011 - 08:31 lacy

i love freerice

Fri, 01/28/2011 - 22:28 meg0914

i have about 3,000 my self... thats so awesome that all this rice is going to haiti. :) its so nice to help families in who are in need. Lets gives lots of rice... we can do it...

Fri, 01/28/2011 - 16:27 Klass62

I just collected 9010 Rice (:
ITS OVER 9000!

Fri, 01/28/2011 - 04:23 gogopbayo

I'll try to get my friends to join this.

Fri, 01/28/2011 - 01:23 princess bubbles

Free rice is a really cool and helpful way to get people to give some love and some rice. I just started but im going to try to do it ever day. It will help in a long run.

Thu, 01/27/2011 - 22:51 beckanick

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Wed, 01/26/2011 - 22:51 beckanick

i feel like i should be down there and help

Wed, 01/26/2011 - 11:42 fopgames

Wish Haiti a happy recovery

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 23:27 beckanick

i feel so sorry for them down there i wish i could help some more

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 02:09 Amelia Tilley

Why are you reading this instead of answering question?!?!?! GO DONATE SOME RICE!!!!!!

Mon, 01/24/2011 - 08:55 cjh2006

just got 16,000 rice grains made some family happy :D

Sun, 01/23/2011 - 04:27 dwinger

I just got an account two days ago and I've already donated almost 41,000 grains :3 this game is so addicting!!

Sun, 01/23/2011 - 00:13 darzoner

I've donated 3000 grains of rice. Help for those that need help themselves!

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 19:29 mgirl500

i just donated 2200 rice and hope to keep on donating. its these little things that can make a differance. THANK YOU FREERICE!!!

Thu, 01/20/2011 - 06:08 ammadxx1

for srocks
for each question is 10 grains, so you donaated 30 grains,

my question: does 100 grains equal one person, and 1,000 grains equal 10 people

Wed, 01/19/2011 - 06:20 srocks345

I just did the quiz, and how much rice does it sent? I got 3 out of 4 questions right.

Wed, 01/19/2011 - 03:58 ammadxx1

i dont think this is a good idea, there are still people in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and maybe India, but there were terrible floods there, i think that some of the rice should go there too.

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 23:15 AbbeZoom7365

I go onto the computer alot, but 7 out if 8 of the time I'm going on free rice. I love quizes and I can do that here and donate @ the same time!! So please help!!!!

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 21:43 munki539

I LOVE Freerice. I've been playing it since I was 8. *sigh* Time goes by soooooo fast...

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 21:36 EXTREME RICE GIVER

hey everybody here is a link to join my group

http://freerice.com/frog/join/328499/3a9953530d4d7fd6f1561cb92c007f36

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 20:00 rukaruka

{-_-}Zzz. :)

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 15:12 abby

@Fineapt your rice is automatically sent by playing the game!

Mon, 01/17/2011 - 15:55 Fineapt

(I'm korean, so my grammar may not be correct, but please understand)
How can I send the rice that I collected?

Mon, 01/17/2011 - 03:48 ILoveHedley27

I Love Free rice I go on this website almost every time I'm on the computer because I know I can help people in Haiti so they can have a better life and I 'm only 12 going to be 13. I've raised a lot of rise 5 or 6 1000 and I just love it. I would be wishing for someone to help if there was a earthquake in Canada, so that's why I'm asking for anyone who cares to grab hold and help Haiti to recover=D "PLEASE HELP THEM"!!!!!!!

Sun, 01/16/2011 - 04:51 cats123

Free rice is awsome. I do this everday. I am doing this because I can improve my vocabulary and also give people who are dying from hunger. Itold everyone of my friends.

Sun, 01/16/2011 - 04:08 applepinkysweet

i know.Freerice is a number 2 game!

Sat, 01/15/2011 - 15:24 Stefan Ly

Good luck fellows playing freeice!!!

Fri, 01/14/2011 - 03:17 robotic123

darpal patel

hi guys i love freerice

Thu, 01/13/2011 - 23:31 ruravi7

Awesome

Thu, 01/13/2011 - 22:40 sue282

I just took the quiz and posted it to Facebook. I also sent it to 6 friends who I hope will take the quiz and further pass it on.

Thu, 01/13/2011 - 16:04 Stefan Ly

I`ll do my best!!! =D

Wed, 01/12/2011 - 23:03 Ventus

What a great cause. :)

Wed, 01/12/2011 - 20:43 LifeSaver

I've told all my friends about taking this quiz and now over 8 more children in Haiti can eat

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