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March 02, 2018

KOICA conducts social contribution activities with KOICA Alumni

Volunteers of KOICA enjoy activities with orphans.
Volunteers of KOICA enjoy activities with orphans.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Myanmar KOICA club (MMKC) jointly conducted a social contribution programme in Yangon yesterday, contributing equipment to an orphanage and updating its outdated facilities
About 200 people, including Euicheol Shin, Chief Representative of KOICA Myanmar Office, and U Thar Aung, MP and Chairman of Social Affairs and Management Committee, participated in the event.
Together with volunteers, they also carried out rooftop constructions of the orphanage.
They also experienced Korean Culture through cooking and mural activities at the New Generation Orphanage, which is two-hour drive from Yangon.
KOICA conducted global training programmes for Myanmar government officials, inviting them to South Korea to learn from the development experiences of South Korea. MMKC, which is an association of alumni trainees, was founded in 2010 and comprised 131 members. The organisation was registered as a local NGO in Myanmar this year.
As part of social activities to practice compassion in the community, the KOICA Myanmar Office visited Yowa elementary school and provided medical screenings and health education.
The KOICA Myanmar Office is planning to host charity events in rural communities and various cooperative projects to contribute to sustainable development.


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