Department for Elderly Citizen
Play Club 'Silverizing' Had a Final Performance
On July 20, the play club 'Silverizing' performed 'Life is beautiful' as a last play of this year. This is a story of high school alumni's lives after their retirement. 35 years after they graduated from the high school, they participate in Home Coming Day with a beautiful story of each person. Most of the audience was touched by the performance ,which was true stories of actors and actresses.
Gangnam Youth Center
Volunteer Program in Cambodia
From July 22 to August 1, 17 persons of university students and middle & high school students visited Somang Orphanage in Camponfcham, Cambodia. The title of this program was ' Growth, Sharing, Joy! Global Volunteer Program'. Volunteers offered environment education and physical education to 30 girls and boys in the orphanage. Cultural exchange program and performances were also conducted for a good time with villagers. To improve the environment of the village, they painted murals and planted trees.
Department for Consumer & Environment
Agreement Ceremony of Making Energy-saving Apartment
On July 2, Seoul YWCA's Department for Consumer & Environment signed the agreement of cooperation of the project for Making Energy-saving Apartment with Mapo-gu Office and Seogang GS Apartment. This project is focused on energy-saving movement of apartment residents. Through this project, Seoul YWCA offers education on energy and fosters energy leaders, and does campaign with apartment residents.
Nowon Women Resources Development Center
Vocational Training for International Marriage Migrant Women to Be School Cafeteria Employees
Nowon Women Resources Development Center offered 75-hour long vocational training course for international marriage migrant women to be school cafeteria employees. The migrant women learned how to plan a diet for children and cook school food. Nowon Center will match women with near nursery schools and primary schools.
Learn Peace on the Road, 'Journey to Yanbian/Baekdu Mt.'
Seoul YWCA joined in the program called 'Learn Peace on the Road: the Journey to Yanbian and Baekdu Mt.' from August 19 to 23. National YWCA of Korea, YWCA of Yanbian, and YWCA of Queens also took part in this program. 72 YWCA members held 'Peace and Future Women Made' Forum and visited Yanbian Dandelion Study Room. They prayed for peaceful reunification of two Koreas on the top of Baekdu Mountain.
Youngdeungpo Women Resources Development Center
After School Child Caregiver, 'Safe Mom', Completion Ceremony
On August 7, the completion ceremony of child caregiver training was held at the Youngseungpo Center. Child caregivers, called 'Safe Mom', completed 132-hour long training from June 24 to August 7. They will care children after school instead of working moms.
Sungdong Youth Center
Summer Camp for Youth in Busan
From August 8 to 10, 28 youths went to Busan to have a culture experience camp. They visited various places in Busan to do project for searching sound culture. The information they collected will be developed for new applications for smart phone.
Seoul YWCA and Hana Daetoo Securities Signed Agreement on Raising Donation
On August 27, Seoul YWCA and Hana Daetoo Securities(HDS) made the agreement for raising fund to donating to Seoul YWCA's programs and movements. By signing up for HDS' Donation Service, Seoul YWCA could get a fund from the part of income of HDS. The more members joined in donation service HDS get, the more donation Seoul YWCA received. We hope members will increase for vitalizing Seoul YWCA's various programs.