The unexpected journey of yoghurt and cheese cultures

Thanks to the large travel group we were able to take with us not only medical consumables from Switzerland but also various bags of yoghurt and cheese cultures. Originally it was planned to hand over these cultures during our visit to the village of Samhun. For various reasons, this was not possible. With a heavy... Continue Reading →

A View over the River

The plan to monitor the transport of relief supplies ended at the Yalu, the border river between China and North Korea. We assume that the container with the proven baby food has reached its goal, the area around Yonsa. Unfortunately, we cannot witness the distribution: After quite some back and forth, we were not given... Continue Reading →

Emergency Aid after the Flood Desaster

After the flood disaster in North  Korea in the fall of last year, many people lost their homes and their provisions for the winter. In the meantime, the container that we sent after the request for aid from  the North Korean embassy and in  proven cooperation with GAiN Germany will have arrived. In May we will travel to... Continue Reading →

Emergency Aid after the Flood Disaster

In late August the typhoon "Lionrock" arrived in the mountains of North Korea. It rained heavily for three days causing all streams to flood and destroy everything in the area. The flooding along the Tumen River, the river bordering China, washed away whole settlements. North Korea mobilized thousands of soldiers to clear railroad tracks and... Continue Reading →

Relief Aid for Children

We expect another two containers with aid to arrive in July. One container contains a warm water collector in addition to thousands of jars of baby food from the Sunval corporation. The solar collector, a demonstration model, was acquired very reasonably. We look forward to installing it in one of the two orphanages in Hamhung,... Continue Reading →

Warm Water for Orphanage

On our last visit to the orphanages in Hamhung, we decided the children needed warm water even in winter. Until now, the limited electricity or coal has been used to heat the buildings, but not to heat water. An ecological alternative is solar collectors designed to generate warm water. We are currently gathering a team... Continue Reading →

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