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 →

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Sharing Memories During 20-Year-Celebration

In April a colourful mix of farmers, experts, sponsors, and deputies of the North Korean Embassy celebrated 20 years of successful collaboration between North Koreans and Swiss in the assembly room of the Reformed Church in Zweisimmen. »Yun was just a good man. We could only communicate with a few words, but we got along... Continue Reading →

Another Step to a Life worth Living

Our Together in Hamhung partners have let us know that the booklet about sign language has been produced. Most deaf children in North Korea, as elsewhere, have hearing parents. My First Sign Language Booklet can help hearing parents communicate with their deaf children as soon as possible using sign language as their common language. However,... Continue Reading →

All Ears!

When a deaf or a hard of hearing child is born in a family parents need more information and help for years. Some decades ago the deaf in Switzerland were not allowed by law to communicate in sign language. Today this is quite unthinkable. Research has proved that a bilingual education with the sign language... Continue Reading →

Orphanages: Relief items have arrived!

Both containers with relief items arrived at the port of Nampo on schedule. Thousands of glasses of baby food have been delivered to the distributing locations. Raphael (our Partner from Global Aid Network GAiN) and Dennis (Agape international) visited North Korea. Because the relief items did not all fit on the trucks the food products... 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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