A Taekwondo Training Center in Nepal APF School located in Kirtipur was inaugurated today.
Among the cost of US $ 27,000 for the center, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has supported US $20,000 while APF School contributed US $700.
In addition, KOICA also handed over 70 pieces of floor mats, 8 pieces of chest shields, 8 helmets, 8 sets of knee pads and 2 mitts.
With the initiation and active participation of KOICA Overseas Volunteer (KOV) Yongman Yun who has been volunteering in the school since December 202 has set up the training center under the Korea Overseas Volunteer (KOV) small project aiming for safe training space and prevent accidents during the taekwondo training while cultivating taekwondo athletes.
KOV Yun also supported various sporting equipment worth around Nepalese Rupees 114,000 through KOV activities to the canter.
KOICA has been collaborating with Nepal APF School since 2019 A.D.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Country Director of KOICA Nepal Office Ms. Jeong Eun Song thanked the school for providing necessary support for the sporting project that will promote taekwondo sporting game in Nepal. “The school will further expand in the years to come by adding more equipment and other infrastructures,” she hoped.
KOICA’s volunteer program has contributed to Nepal’s socio-economic development of partner host countries at the grassroots level.
Currently, eight KOVs are actively engaged in various fields of Nepal.