Giving Back

North Korea: Get Involved and Get Informed

by Team Fathom
Photo: Courtesy of George Rhee / Love North Korean Children

The more you learn about North Korea, the uglier the picture gets. This is a brutal, backwards, repressive regime, one that would make Hitler proud. If you're inspired to get involved and give back, here are some resources.

GIVE BACK: CHARITIES IN NORTH KOREA

Helping Hands Korea (HHK)
HHK endeavors to assist North Koreans in crisis by providing famine relief as well as assisting North Korean refugees in China.

North Korean Freedom Coalition
A non-partisan coalition founded in 2003 to work for the freedom, human rights, and dignity of the North Korea people.

Life Funds for North Korean Refugees
A non-partisan citizen group based in Japan dedicated to the support and protection of North Korean refugees in China and Russia.

PSCORE
People for Successful Corean Reunification provides emergency aid to North Korean refugees, and helps defectors become self-sufficient through mentoring programs.

The U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea
Informative publications available for download.

Love North Korean Children
A U.K.-based organization that provides humanitarian aid for children in North Korea, primarily through charitable bakeries within North Korea.


LEARN MORE: LOCAL NEWS SOURCES

Rimjin-gang
The clandestine news organization comprised of local journalists reporting on North Korea from within the country.

Daily NK
A news source based in Seoul, Korea, dedicated to peaceful unification with North Korea, one based on democracy and human rights in North Korea.

Open Radio for North Korea
ORNK broadcasts into North Korea.

New Focus International
North Korea news and analysis editorially led and informed by North Korean exiles.


MORE ON FATHOM: BOOKS, VIDEOS, TRAVELER INFO

North Korea Guide