Help TNKR, Be a Hero

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This fundraiser supports University of Alabama EMBA for TNKR

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About This Fundraiser

It seems like many people believe they can't change the world, but you don't need to save a city to be a hero. By donating just a little to this fundraiser, you can become a hero to many.

Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR) is a program that matches volunteer tutors with refugees for private English tutoring sessions. This program helps to aid their adjustment to life in South Korea. Through one small donation, you will help to change the life of a North Korean refugee in their pursuit of a better future and furthering their education. Just a little changes a lot! Please consider donating today.

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About University of Alabama EMBA for TNKR

Welcome to the University of Alabama Executive MBA fundraiser for Teaching North Korean Refugees (TNKR)! We’d like to thank you for visiting and tell you a little bit about why we are here.

During our international immersion we were introduced to two young ladies that escaped from North Korea. Listening to their stories was a very powerful and moving experience for all of us. On the lighthearted side we were told tales of them watching American movies in secret (Home Alone and Charlie’s Angels). They also told us, as you might expect, about the hardships they faced in North Korea and what it was like growing up in a country where their education system lied to them daily.

However, what really surprised us was when they told us about the difficulties and the traumas they have encountered after they escaped. While getting out of North Korea was good, we were unable to imagine the difficulties they experienced after… We don’t want to go into their personal details, but it involved indentured servitude, physical and emotional trauma. No eyes were left dry.

Thankfully, these ladies and many others have since connected with TNKR. In a very short amount of time, TNKR taught them English as well as many other life skills needed to survive in the free world. TNKR works and gives tirelessly so the refugees can make new lives with their freedom; a freedom that many of us were blessed with at birth.

Please open your hearts and your wallets to support TNKR as they continue helping North Korean refugees!

We also have an exciting announcement! All funds that are donated will be matched by a private donor!

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