Korea-Taiwan Bilateral project
Code:VYA-IWO12-01, 01/02/2012-06/02/2012, Edu, 10Vols
2. Place：Pangyo Youth Centre, 53 Pangyo-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, South Korea
* About Pangyo Youth Centre
The local host organization is a “Pangyo Youth Center”. They are focused on total youth care, such as education, health, and welfare. It’s located in outskirt of Seoul and very convenient to access to Seoul and also nice place to feel the nature behind the main building. This facility has library, swimming pool, gym, community room, music hall, and those conditions help local youth to experience variety programs.
3. Back ground and Aims
Taiwan and Korean have many common things in various fields such as history, politics and cultures. Those countries are close but there is not active youth exchange between them. VYA, IWO and Pangyo youth center keen to develop the relationship you exchange between through voluntary service and cultural exchange for 6 days.
1) To develop the understanding between Taiwan and Korean among youth
2) To help local people who need hands during a winter
3) To explore Korean heritages
Participants will mainly participate in cultral exchage program through workshop for making Kimchi and some volutary work.
Date Contents Remark
02/02 Workshop for making Kimchi:
03/02 Making traditional Taiwan food and Delivery service
04/02 Visit Seongnam Art Centre,
05/02 Cultural Excursion-Seoul
* Making Kimchi
Kimchi is the representative food of Korea. It’s made by chinese cabbages and red pepper chilly powder and etc.
5. Food& Accommodation
Accommodation is the dormitory in Kachun University which is one of the biggest universities in Sengnam. The facilities are well equipped for students, so participants don’t need to bring any blanket or sleeping bag. It takes about half an hour and host organization will arrange the transportation. Participants will have breakfast and dinner in dormitory and lunch will be prepared in youth center.
6. Pick up & Delivery service
Taiwan participants will be picked up in the airport and also the air port bus service will be provided to airport in the last day of the project. All are free.
IWO provides insurance for the participants. However, IWO will cover only for miner accidents, sicknesses that could occur during the project and it doesn’t cover all expenses according to the law. It does not cover for dental treatments, illnesses and loss of personal properties. Therefore, we recommend the volunteers to bring their own insurance for those purposes.
8. Youth and Participation fee 韓國期間額外食宿費用
We expect 10 youth from Taiwan, 5 from Japan and 10 from Korean.
For extra fee to cover the food and accommodation during the project, participant has to pay 150 USD per person and required to pay on arrival.
This project will helped by Sengnam city (Local government) kindly.