Feb 15, 2017, 12:45 PM
Other members of the Korean delegation also include a professional photographer, Mr. Kwon Yong Ho; two producers from MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation), a public service multimedia broadcaster in South Korea, Mr. Lee Young Baek and Mr. Park Jung Nam; an art gallery curator and KCU sponsor, Ms. Lee Hea Mi; and two KCU staff members, Mr. Park Young Jin, Director of KCU and Ms. Hyun Woo Lee, Communications Officer in KCU.
The Korean delegation will be visiting The Gambia from
As part of
the Schools for Africa Project, the Korean Committee for UNICEF has provided
funding for the construction of a three-classroom block in Wellingara Yareh and
the rehabilitation of three-classroom blocks in Waliba Kunda and
progress has been achieved in the construction and rehabilitation works since
the receipt of funds in early 2008. The delegation will visit the construction
and rehabilitation sites in KMC and URR, conduct interviews with children and
communities, and produce a TV documentary that will be broadcast by MBC for
The visit will introduce KCU and the Goodwill Ambassador, Won Bin, to the Gambian national education system and its challenges, especially for access, equity and quality in basic education. The TV documentary produced with footage from the country visit will highlight some of the challenges and needs for child survival and development, education and protection in The Gambia, which will appeal to the South Korean and international viewers for solidarity and support to help children in The Gambia survive and thrive.
visiting Korean delegation will also meet with the Vice President of The
Gambia, the Speaker of
the National Assembly, the