Our Work

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Main Activities

Agricultural Program in North Korea

  • Agricultural Machinery and Material Provision
  • Community Development Project (Danggok-ri, Gangnam county, Pyeongyang)
  • Rice and Vegetable Cultivation Project

Reforestation Program in North Korea

Livestock Breeding Program in North Korea

  • Pig Farm Project
  • Milk Goat Project
  • Poultry Farming Project

Pharmaceutical Production Program in North Korea

  • Intravenous (IV) Production Project
  • Tablet Production Project
  • Medicine Quality Management Project

Hospital Rehabilitation Program in North Korea

  • Rehabilitation Program for Choson Red Cross General Hospital
  • Rehabilitation Project for Oncheon County Hospital

Program for Supporting Vulnerable Groups in North Korea

  • Support Program for Kindergarten Children in the Northern Region
  • Project for Women and Children

Korean Diaspora Support Programs

  • Supporting Korean-Chinese Schools in China: Establishing School Libraries
  • Supporting ethnic Korean Russians in Volgograd, Russia

Peace Education in South Korea

  • Football for Peace Program (F4P): Peace Education for Children, Training of F4P Coaches
  • Korean Youth Peace Initiative for High School Students

Advocacy / Domestic and International Cooperation

  • Research and forums/conferences on assistance to North Korea, peace on the Korean Peninsula, and the reintegration of the two Koreas
  • Domestic Cooperation: Working with KNCCK and other civic groups
  • International Cooperation: Int’l Conference on Humanitarian and Development Assistance to the DPRK, Int’l Forums, Int’l Internship program

Facts & Figures

□ Number of Visits/Visitors to North Korea

Year

No. of Visits

No.of Visitors

Pyeongyang

Nampo

Sineuju

Gaesung

Geumgangsan

Others

No. of Visits / No. of Visitors

1998

2

4

1/2

1/2

1999

8

29

2/13

4/10

2/6

2000

19

79

8/48

8/20

3/11

2001

20

106

14/85

5/17

1/4

2002

24

212

20/203

3/7

1/2

2003

21

363

19/356

2/7

2004

26

168

18/136

4/15

4/17

2005

62

972

37/811

6/13

2/18

17/130

2006

72

704

60/647

2/2

8/48

2/7

2007

65

2,962

38/471

3/3

24/2,488

2008

49

618

13/217

2/12

4/4

22/377

1/1

7/7

2009

25

84

9/59

4/4

2/11

10/10

2010

40

83

2/21

1/4

5/26

32/32

2011

38

63

2/6

8/31

28/28

2012

27

30

3/6

24/24

2013

12

12

12/12

2014

11

15

1/5

10/10

2015

15

15

15/15

2016

15

15

15/15

Total

368

6,217

230/2,989

34/101

18/50

71/3,043

3/8

12/26

□ Annual Assistance Provided to North Korea

(Unit: KRW)

Year

General Assistance

Medical/Health

Agriculture/Livestock

Meals for Children

Total

1996

171,500,000

171,500,000

1997

4,612,180,000

492,000,000

5,104,180,000

1998

330,000,000

420,000,000

750,000,000

1999

2,290,000,000

376,500,000

135,000,000

2,801,500,000

2000

6,382,900,000

202,190,000

1,871,270,000

8,456,360,000

2001

5,344,390,000

556,000,000

2,823,230,000

220,000,000

8,943,620,000

2002

2,108,750,000

1,090,530,000

3,928,850,000

165,710,000

7,293,840,000

2003

2,891,390,000

1,952,370,000

1,209,710,000

1,302,180,000

7,355,650,000

2004

1,007,250,000

4,726,480,000

2,074,080,000

78,125,000

7,885,935,000

2005

1,640,380,000

1,397,730,000

3,390,790,000

10,476,000

6,439,376,000

2006

828,920,000

1,499,140,000

5,264,130,000

5,180,000

7,597,370,000

2007

3,076,948,000

1,090,922,000

3,068,778,000

44,096,000

7,280,744,000

2008

4,181,110,000

3,875,382,000

2,427,461,000

67,044,000

10,550,997,000

2009

4,163,576,000

229,980,000

3,150,606,000

114,590,000

7,658,752,000

2010

666,312,000

114,917,000

528,114,000

212,403,000

1,521,746,000

2011

47,000,000

1,120,368,000

234,491,000

1,401,859,000

2012

30,453,000

371,177,000

401,630,000

2013

11,236,000

36,872,000

391,916,000

440,024,000

2014

243,004,000

243,004,000

2015

168,475,000

168,475,000

2016

399,458,000

332,717,000

732,175,000

Total

40,183,753,000

18,269,381,000

30,784,019,000

3,961,584,000

93,198,737,000

* KRW 93,198,737,000 ≒ USD 85,000,000 (KRW 1,100 ≒ USD 1)