Owning Small Businesses (매장 운영 사업)

Republic of Korea
Implemented by: 
Sungnam Senior Club
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-1 (Active participation in society and development)
I-2 (Work and the ageing labour force)

Small-size restaurants and the traditional rice cake stores were founded and managed by older persons from a local Senior Club. The profit may be marginal, but older persons take great pleasure in being able to work and participate in social activities. Minimum wage is provided through the funding from the Ministry of Health and Welfare.