Seniors Cooperatives (공동 작업장 운영 )

Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Seoul Gwanak-gu Office
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)

The Seoul Gwanak-gu Office set up "Shinsa Elderly Hall Joint Community Project" to promote community cooperatives by older persons. They produce goods, such as organic vegetables, re-usable shopping bags, wrapping materials, etc. The product test is conducted first, and if successful, products will be sold at local supermarkets.