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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
There are many ways in which you can support the work in North Korea. Make a donation for the following: warm water collectors for the orphanages and the children‘s hospital in Hamhung A solar-heated greenhouse, a biogas plant, or an energy efficient model house built on Duru Island The next aid shipment for North Korea... Continue Reading →
Two containers filled with baby food reached North Korea in October. We received another shipment of thousands of jars of baby food from the Sunval Company through our partners Global Aid Network (GAiN). In addition to the baby food, we also shipp...