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Media Contacts: Jonah Kokodyniak, Global Kids, Inc.: 646-354-3657 email@example.com
Online Game Developed by Minority Youth in Brooklyn Will Educate Thousands about Global Poverty and Education at TheCostofLife.org
In After School Program Conducted By Global Kids, Inc. and Gamelab, and Funded by Microsoft, Students Learn about Global Issues and work with Professional Game Developers
New York, NY, November 15, 2006 - Global Kids, Inc., the foremost nonprofit in New York City dedicated to educating urban youth about international affairs, and Gamelab, New York City's largest game development company, announce the release of the exciting online game, Ayiti: The Cost of Life (theCostofLife.org), which uses the location of Haiti to educate players about the obstacles to education faced by children in developing countries. When distributed and used within either a classroom or after school setting, the game will be a strong tool for building students' global awareness and civic literacy.