24 Apr '11, 10pm

WeFeedback: Using Social Media to Feed Hungry Schoolchildren

WeFeedback: Using Social Media to Feed Hungry Schoolchildren

What’s your favorite meal? Sushi? Spaghetti and meatballs? Steak and potatoes? Perhaps it's the Easter feast you’re enjoying today, or last week’s Passover seder. Now imagine using the power of that meal to feed thousands upon thousands of hungry schoolchildren around the world. The World Food Programme ’s new social media initiative WeFeedback does just that. As the WeFeedback website says, it’s about sharing food and changing lives. Here’s how it works: Choose your favorite food item and plug it into the website's food calculator, along with its estimated cost. The calculator works out how many hungry children you could feed if you donated the value of the item. Make your donation, and track, in real time, how many children you’re feeding. You can even chart exactly what people are donating in different parts of the world. So far, one of the most popular feedback items i...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/human-rights/blog/wefeedback-...

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