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Elderly Participation in Social Contribution Activities Soars

Elderly Participation in Social Contribution Activities Soars

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of South Korean retirees are participating in social contribution activities, an experience many find rewarding, through which individuals can share their talents with others and be paid for their contributions. Kim, who is in her 70s, has found new meaning in life after joining a social [...]

Citizens Arranging their Own Volunteer Work

Citizens Arranging their Own Volunteer Work

SEOUL, Jan.18 (Korea Bizwire) – With volunteer work increasingly arranged by citizens instead of government organizations, a change seems to be occurring in the concept of what ‘volunteering’ actually means. The Seoul Volunteer Center announced that it will start its ‘Strength of Citizens’ campaign, in which citizens suggest volunteer projects and gather participants for volunteer [...]