History

2004
e-mentoring Tortee
이멘토링 또띠

'Tortee' is an online mentoring program (e-Mentoring), in which business employees and executives participate. e-Mentors, the employees and executives of companies and e-Mentees, or youths, form one-on-one relationships and steadily communicate via the 'Tortee' web site. Through that, youths learn life skills needed for interpersonal relations and other relevant skills needed to function as members of society.

Culture upgrade Project
문화업그레이드

The project to upgrade culture is to awaken the next ('daum') generation, especially children and youths who are excluded from cultural benefits. The project aims at fostering 'cultural competence' to enable such marginalized youths to communicate, as well as improving the overall cultural competence of society.

Youth Global Culture Project
Youth 글로벌 문화프로젝트

The Youth Global Culture Project was designed to encourage Korean youth to share their ideas about different cultures with foreign youths, particularly those from the Third World, by having them plan a joint project and carry it out. In 2004, the Daum Foundation provided support for the Projects of 6 youth groups.

2004 Overseas training for officials of organizations that support foreign workers
외국인노동자 지원단체 실무자 해외연수

In 2004, 14 officials of organizations that assist foreign workers had the opportunity of overseas training in Mongolia, Vietnam and China to understand different cultures and have first-hand experience of local culture.

Cultural Experience Project for Children of Foreign Workers
외국인노동자 자녀 문화체험 프로젝트 지원

The Project was launched to assist children of foreign workers and Korean children have diverse cultural experiences and deepen mutual understanding on one another's culture. We awarded grants for 4 projects.

YouthVoice
유스보이스

Youth Voice provides financial and equipment support for creative youth media production, to enable youths to take the initiative to proactively produce media. Grants are provided for media production and various media education and mentoring. Outstanding teams are awarded with internships and overseas field trips, among other new experiences.

iTer to Narrow Digital Divide
정보화격차 해소를 위한 iTer 지원

The iTer project is to narrow the digital divide among youth and empower them with specialized skills for computers and skills for living, to enable them to proactively adjust to the knowledge-based information society in the 21st century. The project was initiated at the digital centers of 4 welfare facilities across Korea. Over 100 students every month, or over 3,600 students for 3 years, benefited from computer education.

A Story of a City 9404 (handosi Story)
한도시 이야기 9404

'A Story of a City 9404 (Handosi Story)', a collaborative project of the Daum Foundation and producers of 'A Story of a City', was a one-day collection of films, photos, pictures, and music about Seoul.

Video Letter to Separated Families
이산가족 영상편지 제작

'Video Letter to Separated Families', whose production is financed by the Daum Foundation and whose program is hosted by author Shim Hyang Jin, serves as a communication channel that delivers a video message from people living in South Korea to their war- separated families in the North.

International Symposium on the Promotion of the Community Radio

The International Symposium on the Promotion of the Community Radio was co-hosted by the Daum Foundation and the MediAct, a public media center in Korea, under the goal of promoting the Community Radio movement in Korea. The Community Radio Movement is one of the most active media movements in other countries, but still relatively unknown in Korea.

Infortrust Movement
정보트러스트 운동

The Infortrust Movement is to "restore digital information disappearing from the Internet, make public online information and knowledge worth preservation through voluntary participation and fundraising by citizens.' Participants in the Movement, which has been in place since 2002 by the Daum Foundation, in collaboration with the Cultural Solidarity, the Cyber Culture Research Institute, the Information Sharing Solidarity, the Progressive Network Center and the Civic Action Group.