One in nine people on earth (approximately 795 million people) suffer from chronic malnutrition. Yet, there is enough food to feed the world's population. Based on an ancient story about hunger and sharing, this one-minute animated video shows that when we struggle only to feed ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbor's hunger, we discover there are ways to feed everyone.


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  • Barb Shambach

    A positive outcome happens when we shift the focus from our wants and needs to that of helping others schieve theirs.

  • Lela Starseed

    This video sends out a clear message to the world. It is about time our governments round the world wake up and do something now about the souls on this earth who are starving every day. It doesn't have to be this way!

  • jagdish

    what you give you will always get,so keep giving and you will always keep getting

  • George A Taibo

    The spirit of sharing no matter how difficult it was to get food from the pot, cooperation and oneness is important. Food is life.

  • Gary Pennington

    I was very taken by this animation. For me, the essence of the problem today is just that which was portrayed at the start of the piece, to wit, some are overly protective of their 'bowls and spoons'. We need to share our bounty and, if we do, we will become much more human and happier in our lives. Difficult some would say, yet very possible.

  • Kristin Pedemonti

    Powerful. I know of this story in a different version where a person asks, "What is the difference between heaven and hell?" They are shown a place like this video first depicts of people starving, trying to eat with long handled spoons. "This is hell," he says. And then they go to another room and in this room is the same bowl, the same long handled spoons, but the people are smiling and happy as they feed each other. "This is heaven." Here's to creating heaven on earth. This animation is wonderful. Thank you for sharing it!

  • gayathri

    very beautiful...

  • cynthia

    Wow, that's truly a powerful message packed into one-minute and two-seconds! I love the way the music and color/light soar at the moment the story begins to turn magic. Thank you for sharing this ancient story in such an artistic and compelling way.

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  • Learn more about the One Human Family, Food for All campaign to raise awareness about the world's hunger crisis.
  • Who are the hungry and what causes hunger? Learn more from the World Food Programme.
  • Donate or volunteer at your local food bank today - the demand for their services are rising everywhere.

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