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Interactive and informative, the Food Force game is a unique venue for reaching a younger generation of future humanitarians.
|Food Force Video Game |
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|The World Food Program delivers food aid to 90-million hungry people each year. Two years ago, it decided to try something a little different to teach kids about global hunger. “Food Force” is a video game targeting nine to 13-year olds. Players figure out the nutritional component of food aid on six different missions. More than two million people have downloaded the hour-long game. Teenagers we talked with say the game is a bit “dorky,” but they feel compelled to help those who are starving -- precisely the impact sought by the World Food Program.|
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Food Force Site and Download
The U.N. World Food Programme