back up materially or financially
Freerice is a non-profit website that is owned by and
supports the United Nations World Food Programme.
a business firm recognized by law as a single body
Whether you are CEO of a large
corporation or a street child in a poor country, improving your education can improve your life.
the commitment of something other than money to a project
It is a great
investment in yourself.
having the ability to create or originate
Perhaps even greater is the investment your donated rice makes in hungry human beings, enabling them to function and be
give what is desired or needed, as support or sustenance
Somewhere in the world, a person is eating rice that you helped
explain the meaning of a word
Freerice is an online internet game that donates 20 grains of rice to the World Food Programme (WFP) for every word that is correctly
give to several people
WFP, the United Nations frontline organization fighting hunger,
distributes the rice to the hungry.
provide the needed input for
WFP uses the donations from the site to purchase rice locally, both feeding people in need and
stimulating local economies.
take up the cause of someone and use it as one's own
The game has been
embraced by young and old alike, proving to be an excellent tool for prepping for the SATs or to brush up on vocabulary words.
an ideal accepted by some individual or group
Teachers have been using the game to teach both vocabulary and the
value of helping others in need.