The Government of South Korea has contributed US$120,000 to the Zero Hunger Trust Fund’s “Adopt a Classroom Initiative”.
The initiative is aimed at reducing the incidence of hunger and undernourishment in St. Vincent and the Grenadines by the year 2020.
This contribution was used to source computers, books and other learning material for school children in rural areas and this contribution will make a significant difference in the lives of many students.
Non-resident ambassador of Korea to SVG, Sung Moonup handed over the donation during a recent visit.
SVG and Korea on Oct. 28 marked 40 years of formal diplomatic relations.
“Throughout the years, both countries have cemented an unbreakable friendship and mutual understanding built on trust and respect for the joint benefit of our people in areas of common interest namely in agriculture, health, education, social development and infrastructure,” the Agency for Public Information said in a release.