Flying Visit

Already in the spring the North Korean embassy asked us if a small delegation of experts from the Ministry of Agricultural and Environment could visit Switzerland. This pleased us enormously, as we had worked closely with them between 1996 and 2006 and had invested a great deal in the education of over 100 agronomists through courses... Continue Reading →

Breaking new Ground

For many years Agape international has been inviting North Korean experts to Switzerland for further training. Well over one hundred people have been able to take a glimpse into a different world and discover new horizons on a professional as well as on a personal level and then apply what they have learned at home.... Continue Reading →

Sign Language in North Korea

"In Korea hearing parents are ashamed of their deaf children because they do not fit into the majority of society. Deaf children are often hidden away, because their parents often do not know that there are special schools for the deaf. The situation for the deaf is very difficult. Some have a job, but most... Continue Reading →

Together

Over a period of several years we have been encouraging and supporting our friends from the organization TOGETHER – Educational Center for Deaf, Blind and Non-disabled Children Hamhung e.V. They are committed to helping blind and deaf people. Thanks to your donations, we were able to facilitate the printing of the very first sign language... Continue Reading →

No Deaf in North Korea?!

When Robert, who is deaf, was 15 years old he heard something he couldn’t believe: Apparently, there were “practically no” deaf in North Korea. He didn’t notice until later that this was a misunderstanding … This statement bothered him and since he wanted to find out if this was true, he traveled to North Korea... Continue Reading →

200 Years of Stirling Engines

Agape international is supporting the Non-Conventional Energy Development Center in Pyongyang in the development of small Stirling engines for domestic and village use. The Stirling engine is a heat engine that operates with almost any heat source and provides mechanical work. Small engines like these can help alleviate the energy shortage for the population. We... Continue Reading →

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