World Food Program thanks Zynga, FarmVille farmers for Haiti relief
A school in Haiti is well on its way to being rebuilt thanks to your contributions in FarmVille. And the evidence is right there in that video above. A World Food Program employee named Stephanie thanks you, the FarmVille farmers, for your contributions to the WFP and the Haitians who suffered the devastating earthquake last year. A year since Zynga's donation events started and over $1.5 million later, one of the schools destroyed in the disaster has now been rebuilt and class is back in session.
Furthermore, that money has also provided the Haitian children within the rebuilt school food for lunch, the primary goal of the WFP. The classrooms are temporary, but we'd hope that with $1.5 million that a full restoration is underway. Regardless, this speaks volumes to the incredible potential that social games have to contribute to the world around them. In fact, developers are even creating games built solely around that purpose. At least as far as social impact is concerned, Facebook games are definitely headed in the right direction.
[Via FarmVille Freak]
Did you complete the Haitian relief events in FarmVille last year? How do these results make you feel about your contributions and, more importantly, gameplay? Speak up in the comments. Add Comment.