Silver Delivery Service (어르신 택배 사업단)

Countries: 
Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Hyundai Logistics and other delivery service companies, Deokjin Senior Welfare Center
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)
I-6 (Eradication of poverty)
Description: 

With the funding support from the Ministry of Health and Welfare, from 2009 to 2010, private delivery service companies hired older persons to deliver packages from door to door on foot, or using public transport which many seniors can ride for free.