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App facilitates donation to pay for child's food


Today, some 815 million people don't have access to enough food for a healthy and active life. 

To solve it, the “Share the Meal” app by the World Food Programme allows one to easily donate 40 cents, which are enough to feed a child for a day. 

In the app, one can select which country he or she would like to help, such as Yemen, Syria, Bangladesh or northeastern Nigeria. 

“Share the Meal” virtually links each donor with a family that receives the aid, thus showing where the food is going. 

The platform also allows one to donate by posting a photo on social media with the hashtag #ShareTheMeal.