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Jan

Kristof is experimenting with using social media entertainment to educate and inspire a new generation.
'It will be vaguely analogous to FarmVille. You'll have a village, and in order to nurture this village, you'll have to look after the women and girls in the village. Actions in the game will also have real-world effects. In other words, there will be schools and refugee camps that will benefit if you do well in the game.'

Kristof is experimenting with using social media entertainment to educate and inspire a new generation.

'It will be vaguely analogous to FarmVille. You'll have a village, and in order to nurture this village, you'll have to look after the women and girls in the village. Actions in the game will also have real-world effects. In other words, there will be schools and refugee camps that will benefit if you do well in the game.'

  1. kngwitheverything reblogged this from poptech
  2. bobsagetsanalhazard reblogged this from shewillbeloved and added:
    If this is true then this is awesome. If this is fake someone should do this.
  3. shewillbeloved reblogged this from mothernaturenetwork
  4. swingitandmiss reblogged this from fem-wolf and added:
    Uhhhm. I call bullshit savior complex on this one.
  5. stilla-infinita reblogged this from fem-wolf
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  7. leanmeanrecoverymachine reblogged this from fem-wolf and added:
    I kinda want this. I kinda want this because of reasons.
  8. fem-wolf reblogged this from publicradiointernational and added:
    Wat
  9. sporadicsocratic reblogged this from poptech
  10. nethernox reblogged this from onearth and added:
    Wow. How would this even work?
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  13. serenosaur reblogged this from ladyromanahasmoved and added:
    Um, in third world countries (which this thing is trying to raise awareness/explore) people don’t have the luxury of...
  14. withlovefromjuliet reblogged this from poptech
  15. perdedor reblogged this from poptech and added:
    Whaaaaaaa?
  16. commanderwillriker reblogged this from ladyromanahasmoved and added:
    ^seriously, only the women and girls? woooow.
  17. ayemurray said: Please let us know when this happens!
  18. adorabubbly reblogged this from poptech and added:
    I want to play this game.
  19. lustambitions said: LOVE!
  20. circleofwomen reblogged this from poptech and added:
    For all of you gamers that also want to support women’s education and refugee camps. So cool!
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    Paul Krugman to launch anti-American, pro-Communist version of Red Alert. (Blue Alert?)
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