"Dear Leader" author recommends TNKR

Fundraiser by Jang
$158 raised
This fundraiser supports TNKR 2019 Matching Donation Challenge

About This Fundraiser

Jang Jin-sung was a "psychological warfare officer" in North Korea. Since July 2016, he has recommended TNKR to numerous North Korean refugees. If you have been thinking about donating to TNKR, then you have an extra reason to do so: Mr. Jang will give signed copies of his book to donors who give at least 100,000 won to TNKR.

He recently issued a statement about TNKR:

"I am currently a board member of TNKR, a fact that I am very proud of. I have been offered board positions at various North Korea-related NGOs, but the one from TNKR is the only position that I accepted and am maintaining with pride.

To date, I have not met anyone who helps North Korean refugees more selflessly than the the two co-founders of TNKR. North Korean refugees should be thankful to them more than anyone. Even though I am a board member, I have never really helped TNKR, which is something that I truly regret. I sincerely hope that more North Korean refugees would learn English through TNKR.

South Korea is a small country. To succeed and stop being the object of sympathy, it is essential to master English. In particular, young North Korean college students should definitely graduate from TNKR’s program. It is a place where the efforts of resettlement, dreams, and ambitions of North Korean refugees are most well explained, and most well realized."

나는 현재 TNKR 이사직을 맡고 있다. 뿌듯하다. 지금까지 여러 북한NGO단체 이사직을 추천받았지만 다 거절하고 단 하나, 긍지를 갖고 유지하고 있는 이사직이다. TNKR 두 공동대표처럼 사심없이 탈북민들을 돕는 단체장을 지금껏 보지 못했다. 탈북민들이 가장 감사해야 할 분들이다. 나는 이사라지만 크게 도움 준 적도 없다. 미안함을 넘어 죄송하다. 바라건대 더 많은 탈북민들이 TNKR을 통해 영어를 익혔으면 한다. 한국은 좁다. 동정의 한계를 벗어나 성공하려면 영어가 필수이다. 특히 젊은 탈북 대학생들의 경우 TNKR을 졸업해야 한다. 탈북민이라서 필요한 정착의 노력, 꿈, 야망이 가장 쉽게 설명되고, 또 실행시켜주는 곳이기 때문이다.

(Translated from Korean to English by Youngmin Kwon)

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About TNKR 2019 Matching Donation Challenge

Originally named "English Matching," Teach North Korean Refugees has helped almost 400 North Korean refugees with adjusting to living outside of North Korea. We have done this on a tight budget, relying on our volunteers and fans. Despite our limitations, we have had a number of success stories and are a non-profit that North Korean refugees seek out.

We now have a fan who has offered us the most ambitious matching donation challenge. He says that in 2019, he will raise more money than I have for TNKR. Please accept this challenge along with me! He is in the finance industry, and confident he can twist enough arms to help us become more financially stable.

To be clear: your donations to this fundraising page will be matched. Doubled. If you give $100, it will become $200. If you give $500, it will become $1,000. If you give $5 a month, it will become $10 a month.

These donations are tax-deductible in the USA and South Korea.

If you have trouble donating via this website then contact me directly for other options. TNKR@teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org or CJL@alumni.harvard.edu



TNKR 2019 寄付額倍増チャレンジ


もともと「イングリッシュ・マッチング」の名前で活動していた、現在のTeach North Korean Refugees は、400 人を超える北朝鮮難民の外国生活をサポートしてきました。予算が限られている中で、ボランティアやサポーターの方々のおかげでこのプロジェクトは実現しています。このような制約の中でも、私たちはいくつものサクセス・ストーリーを生み出しており、北朝鮮難民が拠り所とする非営利団体として活動しています。





TNKR@teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org または CJL@alumni.harvard.edu



Le défi des dons jumelés de TNKR 2019

À propos de ce projet

Teach North Korean Refugees, initialement appelé « English Matching », a aidé plus de 400 réfugiés nord-coréens à s'adapter à leur nouvelle vie. Nous y sommes parvenus malgré un budget serré, en nous appuyant sur l'aide de nos bénévoles et de nos fans. En dépit des difficultés, notre organisation à but non lucratif a connu un certain nombre de réussites et est très recherchée par les réfugiés nord-coréens.

Un de nos fans nous a récemment lancé un défi des plus ambitieux en matière de dons jumelés. Il prétend pouvoir collecter plus de fonds que moi pour TNKR en 2019. Qui veut relever ce défi avec moi ? Ce fan, qui travaille dans le secteur de la finance, est persuadé qu'il peut nous aider à devenir plus stables financièrement.

En clair, tous les dons que vous verserez à cette page de collecte de fonds seront jumelés. Doublés. Donc si vous faîtes don de 100 $, ce montant sera au final de 200 $. Si vous donnez 500 $, 1 000 $. Un don de 5 $ par mois lui correspondra à 10 $.

Ces dons sont déductibles d'impôt aux Etats-Unis et en Corée du Sud.

Si vous rencontrez des difficultés pour faire un don via ce site, n'hésitez pas à me contacter directement pour d'autres options à TNKR@teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org ou à CJL@alumni.harvard.edu


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Desafio de doações dobradas da TNKR 2019

Sobre este projeto

Originalmente chamado "English Matching", o Teach North Korean Refugees ajudou mais de 400 refugiados norte-coreanos a se adaptarem a viver fora da Coreia do Sul. Fizemos isso com um orçamento apertado, contando com nossos voluntários e fãs. Apesar de nossas limitações, tivemos várias histórias de sucesso e somos uma organização sem fins lucrativos muito procurada pelos refugiados norte-coreanos.

Um de nossos fãs nos ofereceu o desafio de doação mais ambicioso até agora: Ele diz que em 2019, ele vai arrecadar mais dinheiro do que eu tenho para TNKR. Vamos lá, aceite este desafio comigo! Ele trabalha no setor financeiro e está confiante de que pode convencer gente suficiente a nos ajudar a alcançar nossa estabilidade financeira.

Para deixarmos claro: suas doações nesta página de angariação de fundos serão dobradas. Se você doar US$100, ela se tornará US$200. Se você doar US$500, se tornará US$1.000. Se você der US$5 por mês, ela se tornará US$10 por mês.

Essas doações são isentas de tributação, tanto nos Estados Unidos quanto na Coreia do Sul.

Se você tiver alguma dificuldade ao doar pelo site, entre em contato: TNKR@teachnorthkoreanrefugees.org ou CJL@alumni.harvard.edu

NOTE: Translations by the MIIS TNKR Localization Team

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