Today we would like to share with you the story of a man, who wrote a letter to his family for the first time in years since he became completely paralyzed from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - or better known as Lou Gehrigs disease.
It was seven years ago when the man became confined to bed due to the disease. (Please understand we can’t sha
Remember our post on the Solar Powered Internet School that we have deployed in South Africa to help students in their studies without having to worry about electricity shortage or Internetconnectivity?
Giving in itself is such a rewarding act and we, at Samsung, are grateful of the fact that we can make a meaningful contribution to advancing the lives of those around us. And our efforts to help others got a special recognition this week, with Samsung China ranking first among the top 100 foreign enterprises for corporate social responsibility per
We, at Samsung, believe childhood education is crucial in setting the course of one’s life, and that’s why we continuously strive to put our innovative technology to use to enhance the learning environment for our future leaders.
Here at Samsung Village, we’ve posted many stories about how our colleagues take part in community activities and charities works across the globe. From engineers at Samsung Electronics to doctors at Samsung Medical Center, volunteers from different companies and professions took time to make small contributions to communities they never visited
Water is truly precious in the unprivileged area in Eastern Africa. In the city of Matola, located near the capital of Mozambique, the shortage of drinking water is not just a hardship to go through every day, but also a part of bigger problems that affect the future of children there.
During daytime, while the parents are busy at their jobs, many
Chuseok is a major harvest festival in Korea, celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. And this year, the holiday is set for this week.
Around the globe, people celebrate the harvest season in unique ways. In the US, you share turkeys and pumpkin pies on Thanksgiving Day. In China, you share round shaped cookies with
Summer is almost over, and a lot of our Samsung Village readers are probably returning from their vacations, all revitalized and refreshed. Many of us, at Samsung, also enjoyed meaningful summer vacations with our families and loved ones.
Earlier this month, we introduced to you our scholarship program for the descendants of Turkish war veterans, who came to South Korea’s aid during the 1950-53 Korean War. Today, we are bringing to you news that our similar program in the U.S. received an honorable recognition by the largest U.S. organization of wartime veterans.
Do you remember your primary school days? After school, you might have played football, made sand castles with your friends, drawn pictures on your sketchbook or dived into the world of fantasy in fairytales.
As we introduced several times here at Samsung Village, our Samsung Engineering affiliate has made continuous efforts to raise children’s environmental awareness via its unique educational program, “Eco-generation.” Originated from Korea in the mid-1990s, the company’s Eco-generation initiative has been in gradual expansion, drawing increasing atte
Mr. Arif Egilmez still remembers the roaring of the guns that pierced through the night endlessly. He was still a teenager and prayed every day and night that he would return home safely after surviving this war he was fighting in a country far, far away from home.
Last year, we shared with you the newson the launch of the Samsung Dream Class Summer Camp. A total 300 middle school students who lacked the opportunities for education due to reasons such as poverty gathered for a three-week program, where they received intensive lessons in Mathematics and English taught by Seoul National University students.
Salt is precious and valuable, once even called the “white gold” or “white jewel” a long time ago in the past.
But, too much of anything is a problem. Nowadays, we simply absorb too much salt, alerting scientists of the health risks associated with high intakes of salt, including but not limited to high blood pressure. Therefore, some health auth
Software engineers are people behind the latest fancy devices – the friendly smartphone in your hand, computer on your desk or TV in your living room. Software is what brings fresh life to the device, and with better software comes better user experience. That’s why creating innovative software is so important.
We go to see doctors when we are sick. Where do we find them? At hospitals or medical clinics, you may say. And you are right. But, today we are going to introduce to you a Samsung doctor who doesn’t work at a medical clinic, but an insurance company!
While Samsung has evolved over the past 75 years of changes and challenges, its philosophy of devoting talent and technologies to creating a better global society hasn’t changed a bit and people have been at the heart of all of our businesses. With this belief in the value of people, we today would like to introduce our “Ladder of Hope” initiative,
All of you, who know Samsung and our products, must also be aware that our corporate color is blue as can be easily noticed in our logo. But for a day last month in London, we decided to go red for a cause that touched so many people’s hearts.
A rice sommelier, who blends rice instead of wine. A soundscape designer, who designs the happiest sound environment. And an architectural lighting designer, who plays with lights to please people’s eyes.
Take yourself back to a moment in time when you first had someone you wanted to become when you grow older. Was it an astronaut? A pianist? Or maybe you wanted to become a teacher just like your own, who was kind and attentive to students.
Today, we would like to announce the recipients of the 2013 Ho-Am Prize, awarded every year by Samsung to individuals who have contributed to enhancing the welfare of humanity through distinguished accomplishments in their professional fields.
Hue is considered the glittering jewel of central Vietnam. Having been the capital of Vietnam’s old empire for more than two centuries, it’s full of historic monuments, earning a place in the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites.
Graduation is a memorable moment that signals both an end and a new beginning, and we all cherish the moment in one form or another. The school yearbooks that may usually be just collecting dust on the bottom of your bookcase can do such wonders when you are down, bringing back heart-warming memories from your youth at each turn of a page.
February has long been celebrated as a month of love. On February 14, we give flowers, chocolates and cards to those we love. On this year’s Valentine’s Day, did you get something special for your loved ones? During this festive season of love, one of our affiliates, Samsung Engineering, also expressed its love and care to an object, whose existenc
It’s already been more than a month since the New Year dawned upon us. This may be about the right time to check how much we have followed through on our New Year’s resolutions because it’s still not too late to start anew if we have failed on any one of them.
What does a child need to have a normal life? A home, a warm and loving family, good food, clothes and education would be among those essentials. Unfortunately, not all kids are lucky enough to have it all – especially those who have been forced to be raised behind the bars of a prison with their incarcerated parents. For those children in need, we
On a cold winter day last month, a couple of new Samsung recruits flew from Korea to a Central Asian country on a special mission: to deliver windbreakers for those most in need in Tajikistan, a mountainous country that is prone to natural disasters.
Ever wondered as a kid what kind of place your parents worked at, with what kind of people? How cool would it be if you could show your own children your office and a glimpse into your working day to let them learn and appreciate the professional side of you?
The year’s end is just around the corner! With just a few days left of the year, we are sure most of you are still in celebratory mood, bidding farewell to a year well spent and welcoming a new year with bright hopes.
We now have less than a month till the end of this year. With the holiday season just around the corner, have you made any special plans? What’s on your wish list? While we celebrate the year-end holidays in different ways varying by region and culture, there may still be one thing in common that matters to all of us – the joy of sharing, not only
Do you remember our story earlier this year on how we helped open libraries in Vietnam to provide students with more opportunities to read and dream about their future? It’s been months since we shared the news, and today we bring a special message from one of the students whose favorite place at her school is this very library.
In a town called Eumseong in Korea is a special café with special baristas. The six baristas working at Café E-um are women from outside Korea who have come to live in the country after marrying Koreans. They are working at this café after receiving special training to become baristas in a program sponsored by Samsung.
Remember our past story on Lefa and her friends at the Solar Powered Internet School in South Africa? In a short video clip, we shared with you how they expand their cultural and intellectual horizon by using computers and accessing the Internet in their remote village. Today, in our continuous efforts to bring Samsung’s technology resources to man
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