A Warm Reception in China

Stefan Burckhardt traveled to China at the end of January with a five-person delegation from the Alternative Energy Center to visit various institutes and companies.Half of China was still on holiday following the New Year‘s festivities, so I wa...

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The Day That Everything Stopped

Mourners in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang Last December I traveled to North Korea to make sure that the second shipment of donated baby food was being distributed to the agreed upon locations.We were taking photographs in the pharmacy of the chi...

Greetings from Zangzong

Hopeful offspring on the run ... One day before we had to stop our visits because of the mandated period of mourning, I was invited to visit the village of Zangzong. Years ago, this was the site of one of our cheese-making facilities. The local da...

Food Donation makes Sense

As guests, we were treated to a delicious meal of baked sweet potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, tofu and cabbage soup. However, most North Koreans eat much simpler meals of vegetable soup, rice mixed with corn, kimchi (a sort of Korean Sauerkraut) and p...

Concrete Help

There are many ways in which you can support the work in North Korea.Make a donation for the following:- Training North Korean interns in Switzerland (approx. CHF 40/day per person)- a fourth windmill with 1 Kilowatt output- A solar-heated greenho...

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