Entries by TNKR Casey

2016-12-04 Help Rachel Kim’s mom

(TNKR) Teach North Korean Refugees student Rachel Kim is raising money to pay her medical costs for her mother. She told me about this months ago, I suppose that things have gotten worse so she is now raising money through gofundme. Every little bit helps, and I hope she can raise more than $700. Earlier […]

2016-12-03 Emergency tutoring requests

It has been a busy couple of days–podcasts, speeches, planning meetings, organizing, in-house tutoring, failures at fundraising. Today we were visited by an NK refugee with an “English emergency.” Eunkoo Lee and I met with this refugee and her mother for more than an hour. I asked what the refugee had heard about TNKR. She […]


2016-11-30 Humble TNKR volunteers!!!

Paul returned today for his second in-house tutoring session at TNKR. After 90 minutes, I reminded him that 90 minutes was the minimum requirement, but he continued tutoring! I’m not criticizing anyone who does the minimum, but want to praise those who do more than necessary. Reading through tutor reports, so many of them do […]

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2016-11-26 Launching new projects

Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center is starting a new video project. Contact me if you have video editing skills, camera, podcasts or other skills that could help with launching a video project. starting a discussion group project. TNKR tutors, contact me if you would like to lead discussion groups with refugee learners. accepting requests […]