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Actor Jung Woo-sung Donates 100 mln Won to Support Humanitarian Efforts in Afghanistan

Actor Jung Woo-sung Donates 100 mln Won to Support Humanitarian Efforts in Afghanistan

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean actor Jung Woo-sung has donated 100 million won (US$85,740) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Korea to provide humanitarian aid to people in war-torn Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. According to the South Korean office of the U.N. refugee agency, Jung, the goodwill ambassador for [...]

S. Korea Donates 378 Oxygen Concentrators to Nepal

S. Korea Donates 378 Oxygen Concentrators to Nepal

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), South Korea’s overseas aid agency, said Tuesday that it had donated 378 oxygen concentrators to the Nepalese government. Oxygen concentrators can help with the treatment of severe cases of COVID-19. With poor public health infrastructure, Nepal saw its number of cases average about [...]

Turkish Environmental Organization Thanks Kim Yeon-koung’s Fans for Sapling Donations

Turkish Environmental Organization Thanks Kim Yeon-koung’s Fans for Sapling Donations

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An environmental organization in Turkey sent a Korean letter of appreciation to fans of South Korean volleyball star Kim Yeon-koung for their sapling donations amidst one of Turkey’s worst wildfires. Turkish Environmental Organizations Solidarity Association (CEKUD), a non-profit organization in Turkey, posted a letter of appreciation written both in [...]

S. Korean Actor Zo In-sung Donates 500 mln Won to Build School in Tanzania

S. Korean Actor Zo In-sung Donates 500 mln Won to Build School in Tanzania

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean actor Zo In-sung has donated 500 million won (US$433,000) to build a school in Tanzania, a local welfare foundation said Wednesday. The money was used to build the Singida New Vision School in central Tanzania in 2018, the Miral Welfare Foundation belatedly revealed in celebration of the [...]

IU Donates 500 mln Won for Underprivileged on Her Birthday

IU Donates 500 mln Won for Underprivileged on Her Birthday

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer-actress IU has donated 500 million won (US$441,350) to charity groups in aid to the underprivileged, her management agency said Monday. The money was delivered to five groups, including the Korea Pediatric Cancer Foundation and the Korea Unwed Mothers Families Association, on Sunday, which was her birthday, according to [...]