MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A little girl from Prior Lake is on a mission to raise $8,030 and feed a village of 100 people.

On Sunday, Sanya Pirani and her friends from Jeffers Pond Elementary School learned about how to help kids around the world with Feed My Starving Children.

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Six-thousand people die each day from hunger and the kids say there are ways to help.

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“I strongly believe that every child deserves basic human rights, like food, shelter and safety. That’s why I decided to help Feed My Starving Children. I’ll be raising $8,030 for a village for one year,” Pirani said.

About $80 can provide food for a kid for each year. Feed My Starving Children sends pouches called “MannaPacks” to nearly 70 countries.

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