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Adoptee Organizations


Following are website and organisations created to assist Korean adoptees and/or adoptive families:

Adoptee Solidarity Korea (ASK):
http://www.adopteesolidarity.org/
The mission of the organization is to raise awareness to the problems associated with Korean overseas adoption and support alternatives to intercountry adoption. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward translation and interpretation expenses, research, printing and more

Global Overseas Adoptees’ Link (GOA’L):
http://www.goal.or.kr/
 The primary focus of G.O.A.'L is to inform the Korean society and government about the existence of Overseas Adopted Koreans (OAKs) and what it means to be adopted. Secondly, G.O.A.'L fosters positive links between adoptees and Korean society, and increases international awareness regarding issues of Korean adoption. Thirdly, G.O.A.'L provides adoptees that wish to learn about Korean life firsthand with support, also those who are looking for their birthfamilies G.O.A.'L assists adoptees in their endeavours. Finally, G.O.A.'L works by slowly breaking down the walls of prejudice, misunderstanding, shame, and pity that separate Koreans from adoptees and adoptees from each other.

KoRoot
http://www.koroot.org
Provides a range of supoprt services including low-cost rooms for returning adoptees, a network that interconnect adoptees all over the world to promote exchange of various ideas and information, activities for adoptees during their stay in Korean, various initiatives to promote awareness among local citizens regarding Korean adoptees sent overseas. The organisation also holds an annual conference and seminars. Tel: (82) 2-3210-2451



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Last Updated on 2021-02-08


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