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WFP National Ambassador Against Hunger, DJ Bobo

DJ Bobo kicks off a charity match in Engelberg, Switzerland_1

August 2010: Dj Bobo kicks off a charity match in Engelberg, Switzerland. Despite drenching rain, he doesn't lose heart and keep on playing soccer.

DJ BoBo second field trip to Ethiopia_2

In 2009, DJ BoBo traveled to Ethiopia for the second time to see first hand WFP's projects.

WFP ambassador DJ BoBo with Toyota Formula 1 driver Timo Glock_3

Nurburgring, Germany, July 2009: WFP ambassador DJ BoBo with Toyota Formula 1 driver Timo Glock, whose car bears the red cup symbol of WFP's Fill the Cup campaign. Glock donated his unique German Grand Prix helmet to an online charity auction set up on eBay to raise funds for WFP's projects.

DJ Bobo plays for school children in Ethiopia_4

DJ BoBo entertains school children  in Ethiopian with a musical performance. 

DJ Bobo plays Freerice with German school kids

DJ Bobo and German school kids during the FreeRice school competition, in August 2010.  The classes with the highest score won tickets for DJ BoBo concerts. Thanks to FreeRice, WFP feed more than seven million people suffering from hunger worldwide. 

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DJ Bobo meets with kids during his second trip to Ethiopia

DJ Bobo helps with food distribution_7

 DJ BoBo helps out WFP staff at a food distribution point in Ethiopia. “This trip is very useful for me to  understand the causes of hunger but also to learn how we can fight it ”  he says.

DJ Bobo in Ethiopia_8

 Dj Bobo meets with Ethiopian farmers supported by WFP. 

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 As WFP Ambassador Against Hunger, DJ Bobo provides particular support to school feeding programmes. WFP provides school meals to more than 20 million children in school every year.

Dj Bobo was appointed National Ambassador Against Hunger in October 2006.  His status as an international musician helps him raise awareness for those whose voices have been weakened by hunger. "Travelling around the world has made me sensitive to human suffering. It is a privilege to be able to help," he said regarding his role.