# World hunger
Elon Said He Would Help Solve World Hunger. Cost? $6B. We Know He Bought Twitter for $46B.
World Food ProgramPhoto by(marketing photo) In 2021, after Elon’s company Tesla’s value exceeded 1 trillion dollars, World Food Program director David Beasley called on Musk to “step up now, on a one-time basis” by spending “$6 billion to help 42 million people that are literally going to die if we don’t reach them.”