FreeRice is a website where users play various educational, multiple-choice games in order to raise money to fight world hunger. The games include English vocabulary (the game the site began with), multiplication tables, pre-algebra, chemistry (basic and intermediate), English grammar, basic foreign language vocabulary for English speakers (French, German, Italian, and Spanish), geography (world capitals and country identification), and art.
Many a times, we claim charity work is costly, in terms of time or/& money or simply we are just too lazy to initiate. Well, this is definitely the site for those with excuses & those who are downright lazy, me including :-) Thanks to @LingEatsCake, I'm doing some real work, charity wise, that is! In return, I hope she likes my cake review! ;-) The idea behind this site is to make it fun while you learn something and also do … more
If you haven't donated to any charities for the holidays, you can make it up by playing vocabulary games on Free Rice. How does it work? Every question you get correct, the UN Food Program donates 20 grains of rice to hunger-ridden countries. The best part? Like Monopoly, there's no end to the game — it's up to you when you want to stop. My boss is on this website all the time, and hey, far be it for me to tell her to stop trying to put an end to world hunger. Not only that, it's also pretty educational. … more