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Hana Daetoo to support vaccine institute

Hana Daetoo Securities announced Wednesday that it signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Vaccine Institute to support children’s healthcare in developing countries. The securit...

Updated : 2012.10.31 20:16

Booyoung supports education for kids in Southeast Asia

PHNOM PENH ― Construction tycoon Lee Joong-keun believes music and sports are the best means of building bonds between different cultures and people. Since 2003, the Booyoung Group chairman has see...

Updated : 2012.10.31 20:16

Barber uses his skills for disabled kids

Born in Jeongseon, Gangwon Province, home to the Korean folk song Jeongseon Arirang, Kim Young-soo, a 50-year-old barber, often talks proudly of the scenic views of his mountainous hometown. Clipping...

Updated : 2012.10.24 20:10

Sharing campaign starts in art scene

The Art Council Korea on Friday will found a body to encourage the spirit of sharing in the art scene, the organization said Monday. The campaign will be an expansion of ArKo’s “Art tree planting ca...

Updated : 2012.10.17 20:13

Social worker helps single mothers and their babies

Nurses and baby sitters cradle crying babies at a clinic inside the Eastern Social Welfare Society, an adoption agency in Mapo, Seoul. They check each baby’s health before starting a journey to find...

Updated : 2012.10.17 20:12

Celebrity Lee Yoon-mi participates in bazaar

Customers shop at a previous charity bazaar held in Yeoksam-dong, Seoul. (Social Welfare Society) Actress Lee Yoon-mi participated in a charity bazaar on Thursday to help raise money for medical tre...

Updated : 2012.10.10 20:08

KAIST staff made Korea’s first certified fundraiser

A senior officer at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has been awarded a certificate from an international association for fund-raising professionals, according to the school in ...

Updated : 2012.10.10 20:07

Volunteer worker helps lonely elderly people in shanty town

Many elderly in ‘jjokbang’ left to die alone After 15 years of volunteering, Hong In-sik is still passionate about helping elderly people living in jjokbang, or tiny rooms that can barely accommod...

Updated : 2012.10.03 20:12

KTO invites Japanese tourists with disabilities

The Korea Tourism Organization has invited Japanese tourists with disabilities to Korea in its effort to offer more travel opportunities to underprivileged people. A group of 30 Japanese tourists fr...

Updated : 2012.09.26 20:25

Group home helps mentally disabled live on their own

‘Everyone is born with the ability to survive’ Mentally disabled people should be given opportunities to learn how to live independently and assimilate into society though it would pose a tough ch...

Updated : 2012.09.26 20:25

Croatian pianist lends helping hands

Maksim Mrvica, a Croatian pianist whose musical passion was sparked after catching a glimpse of a piano at his best friend’s house when he was eight years old, inspired Korean children with disabili...

Updated : 2012.09.19 19:57

Pottery classes help disabled youth

Former hagwon boss helps mentally disabled open up through sculpture classes In a small classroom, students start rolling and kneading clay after listening to the teacher’s instructions. Showered ...

Updated : 2012.09.19 19:56

KOICA builds hospital in northeast Paraguay

The Korea International Cooperation Agency has constructed a general hospital in a poor district in Paraguay as part of its overseas assistance program. The state-run international aid agency held t...

Updated : 2012.09.12 20:19

A life devoted to helping the disabled

For the disabled, every day is a fight, welfare center counselor says A winding hillside road lined with tall trees and shrubs on the lower slopes of Achasan, eastern Seoul, leads up to a set of bui...

Updated : 2012.09.12 20:17

Elderly vendor donates W10b to Yonsei University

An 89-year-old vendor has donated her 10 billion won ($8.8 million) fortune she had saved for 60 years to Yonsei University to help poor students. Kim Soon-jeon visited the university on Aug. 14 and...

Updated : 2012.09.05 20:25