World Ch. Schedule : WED 09:05 KST
* Date : 2019-02-20
Some seven million migrant workers who used to work in Korea have returned to their home countries. Most of them think of Korea as their second home country. One worker from Nepal said that although he was born in Nepal, the country that raised him is Korea. How has life in Korea changed migrant workers? This documentary tells the stories of Nepali workers who spent their 20s and 30s in Korea, a country that holds a special place in their hearts. Their confessions will serve as an opportunity for the international community to find ways for coexistence.
Story 1. K.B. Shahi, a former migrant worker who worked in Korea for two years and founded Holy Child School in Nepal after returning home; an activist who strives to revive a village by developing the coffee industry
Story 2. Chyam Thapa, the owner of the first modernized Korean-style hog farm in Nepal that uses Korean materials and equipment; received a presidential award for his contributions such as founding a pig festival and creating farm jobs in Nepal
Story 3. Ashik Shrestha, the owner of a travel agency who works with the head of a Korean fair trade enterprise to promote fair travel; invited his Korean partner to Nepal to repay him for the kindness that he received while working in Korea
Story 4. Samar Thapa: a former migrant worker in Korea who founded a cooperative in Nepal to create jobs for women and provide technical training to young people
"Happy Return" will air on Arirang TV