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Charity Provides a Second Home for Busan’s Needy Children

By Neeti Virmani, Welfare Chair They say that children are a gift from God to mankind. Well, that’s exactly the feeling that came to mind when I performed my first site visit, as part of SIWA’s…

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A look back at the 2016 SIWA & Diplomatic Community Bazaar

The annual SIWA & Diplomatic Community Bazaar brings embassies, organizations, charities, sponsors and volunteers together to raise needed funds for deserving charities in Korea. The 54th Annual…

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SIWA Year in Review 2016-17

By Anne Choe, SIWA President Seoul International Women’s Association experienced a stellar year of friendship, enrichment and charity during 2016-2017 fiscal year. Since its inception in 1962, SIWA…

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House of Ebenezer: A Home Full of Love

By Anne Choe, SIWA President Ebenezer is a Biblical name which means “Thus far God has helped us.” Doo Ho Kim, founder and director of the Ebenezer charity, finds the name to be most appropriate…

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At Trick Eye: Becoming Part of the Art

By Monica Williams, Discovery Editor At the Trick Eye Museum, visitors can ride atop a dolphin, walk the red carpet at the Oscars, be part of a witch’s brew or get eaten by a fire-breathing dragon.…

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Where kids can “work” at their adult dream job

By Arcadia Kim, SIWA Sponsorship Chair 2017-18 Have you ever returned from the Disney theme parks, and wonder where all your money went? After fulfilling all your, err, your children’s, Mickey Mouse…

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Sudeoksa Temple in Chungcheongnam-do

Nine SIWA members packed towels, warm clothing and hiking boots and headed 150 km west of Seoul for Chungcheongnam-do, joining about 30 others for an overnight stay at Sudeok-sa Temple in the…

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Weekend Getaway: Ganghwa Island

By Veronica O'Connor Since our arrival in Seoul nearly two years ago, my family and I have explored the city’s “must visit” sites as well as its lesser-known corners. But with summertime temperatures…

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New Discount: Dr. Sung’s Clinic

SIWA is pleased to announce an additional Member Discount at Dr. Sung's Clinic, Hannam-dong. Enjoy 10% off all services in skincare, OB/GYN and more. Excludes skincare products and dietary…

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Keeping Cool at Sanjeonghosu Lake

By Doria Garms-Sotelo Staying in Korea this summer? Sanjeonghosu Lake may be your ticket to cool down. In Pocheon there is a resort town called Sanjeonghosu Lake that is nestled between some…

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