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    Free Lunch

    How civic activism

    fueled by social media

    is giving China's rural

    kids better nutrition


    Sim Chi Yin

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    Children of the

    Sichuan mountains


    an area classified as

    very poor nationally

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    Predominantly of

    Yi Ethnicity

    a minority group

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    This project

    tells the story

    of one school

    getting Free Lunch

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    Free Lunch NGO

    gives kids one

    free meal every

    school day

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    The program

    started in

    November 2011

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    Free Lunch

    helps fight stunted growth

    due to malnutrition

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    Micro donations

    made via Weibo,

    the Chinese equivalent of Twitter,

    financed this program.