Kim Hartzner: Hungry Children in North Korea
Managing Director Kim Hartzner, has returned from a disturbing trip to North Korea. Read his story here:
"I have just returned from a very dramatic trip to North Korea (July 2012). Even though this year, the supplies of rice from the last harvest have lasted up until June, several store rooms for rice are now empty, and the outlook for the coming months is dark, especially after a period of 2½ months without rain.
Information about the orphanage in Nepal
The Nepal Eternity Orphan Home, an orphanage supported financially by Mission East, is going through serious difficulties and the current orphanage director has been removed from his duties. A team from Mission East went to Nepal to gather information and to assess the situation. Mission East continues to follow the situation closely and is in contact with the relevant authorities and organisations and is making sure that the children at the orphanage are properly cared for. Mission East’s first priority is the care of the children.
Press Release: 20.000 children in North Korea now receive aid
The Danish relief and development organization Mission East is now distributing aid to thousands of children in nurseries, kindergartens and orphanages in North Korea.
Mission East’s Managing Director, Kim Hartzner, emphasizes that the need is great.
More than 1.5 million Euros for Afghanistan
Once again, the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs supports Mission East’s work in the north-eastern part of Afghanistan.
Their help amounts to more than 1.5 million Euros for a project assisting the local population in the provinces of Badakshan and Takhar.
Better disaster relief for the world
Now Mission East, together with our partners, can respond to disasters in the whole world within a very short period of time. This is made possible by an intensified collaboration within the global alliance, Integral.
Water and sanitation gives rise to healthier communities in Karnali
Since the inception of Mission East WASH activities in Nepal in 2008, access to clean water and better hygiene practices has significantly improved.
This is the conclusion of a fresh review which also includes lessons learned.