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Published: 13th September 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th September 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: In an effort to raise awareness on the extent of malnutrition among children below the age of five, one can now use social media to spread awareness about the issue.

Towards this, World Vision India, in association with Youth Ki Awaaz, has launched a blog-a-thon contest on hunger. The blog-a-thon aims at stirring up a conversation around hunger wherein participants can stage a post, a video, an article, a poem, a doodle or even a photo story on the theme of “Hunger is…”. They can also use personal narratives of how they have seen hunger around them or build an entirely new story if they want.

The blog-a-thon will be conducted in seven cities across the nation - Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Guwahati. The 24 hour famine consists of events from art exhibitions to literary and cultural competitions driven by local communities, school children, civil and public officials to drive home the message. It hopes to engage the public and youth from ages of 13-30 on the problems faced by children due to malnourishment.

The initiative is a part of the steps taken by World Vision India under its 24 Hour Famine campaign targeted at addressing issues of hunger and malnutrition that severely impact the lives of children. The blog-a-thon on Youth Ki Awaaz is now officially open and will run till September 20. Participants can submit their entries at www.youthkiawaaz.com/hungeris/ . The best blog entry will receive a MOTO E mobile phone as a token of appreciation.

For more  information, log on to www.24hourfamine.in



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