Dr. Kim has received his Material

You may remember: Last spring we travelled to North Korea with a group of interested Swiss people. Because of the large travel group we were able to fill many suitcases with medical consumables that Dr. Kim had been gifted from his training hospital but was unable to take with him because of the sheer amount... Continue Reading →

Stirling Engines used in Physics Classes

During my September’s traveling week I visited some companies and cooperatives. I already reported about this in our October Newsletter and will now add some more impressions and experiences. It is a meaningful moment when our chief engineer presents me with the newly published Stirling book. The translated title is "External (Stirling) Combustion Engines –... Continue Reading →

Potato Cultivation in Switzerland

At the beginning of November a group of North Korean specialists visited Germany and Switzerland to learn more about potato growing and also about processing and mechanisation. Daniel Gerster, long-standing expert in Korea, organised a diverse specialist programme at Agroscope, a crisps manufacturer and at several farms. We were pleased to see the translator of... Continue Reading →

A successful Training Year is over

We have been working in North Korea for over 20 years. In 1995 the government challenged us: "You are Christians, come and help us!" Countless staff members and experts that we are friends with have shared their knowledge with the local experts. Over 150 North Korean experts have been able to visit Switzerland in all... Continue Reading →

15 Years of successful Cheese Production

During my last week’s stay I visited several companies and co-operations. In Samhun Ri in our cheese factory I was given a delicious cheese but also warm greetings to take home. 15 years ago staff members from Agape international installed this cheese factory and trained the eople intensively. The operations manager was in Switzerland for... Continue Reading →

Enthusiastic Chief Engineer in Ryokpho

During my week’s stay I visited several companies and co-operations. Despite the restricting sanctions there are many possibilities to deepen our relationships with North Koreans! Let me share some impressions from my very full Programme with you: In 2013, and thanks to the support of many Swiss people, we were able to demonstrate the major... Continue Reading →

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