It's fun when
we get to report good news.
a baby girl, named Soe-hee, was born to one of LFNKR's former North Korean orphans who attended our
education sponsorship program after escaping from North Korea
Baby Soe-hee was born in April 2008.
mother, Yong Ae, met her future husband, also a North Korean refugee, at the Hanawon facility, where they received training in daily living skills for resettlement in South Korea.
that baby Soe-hee will enjoy the warmth of this new family
in a country of freedom and never experience the fear of repatriation.
Here are photos of the baby taken during Kato's recent visit
to hand her parents the congratulations gift money from LFNKR
Read a brief
bio of Yong Ae, the mother, by clicking
LFNKR Executive Director, Kato Hiroshi meets Soe-hee for the first