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Medical  - Free Artificial Joint Replacement Surgery

Artificial joint replacement surgery examinationArtificial joint replacement surgery examination

Artificial joint replacement surgery examination

Samsung Electro-Mechanics signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Suwon City Hall and LCT Hospital in Suwon in 2005 to support the rehabilitation and self-reliance of low-income families nationwide. In 2008, we signed agreements with Gyeonggi-do Province and Chungcheongnam-do Province in 2012, as well as Gangwon-do and Gangneung Medical Center in 2013, and have provided opportunities to about 50 people annually to enjoy a happier, healthier life.

How to apply for free artificial joint replacement surgery
Requirement medical aid class 1 in low-income families (age 75 or younger). Application of a patient who is not from a low-income family will be examined based on our criteria and the selected recipient will be contacted
Service includes surgery-related costs (examination fees, hospital fees, food, surgery fees, etc.).
One caregiver (9:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m, up to seven days).
Application and Requests Documents required Download recommendation form
Reference form from a welfare center or government office / A candidate referral form (must be signed by the applicant) / Personal Informantion Consent Form / A copy of the medical aid class 1 / Recommendation form
Contact Hanrul Lee, General Affairs Group, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (E-mail haneul.lee@samsung.com)
※ Applicants who live from far distances or who are not available to visit the designated hospital may provide a doctor’s report from a hospital in their residence.

Hello! SEM (Special & Excellent Musician) Orchestra (for children and youth with disabilities)

o discover the potential talents of youth with disabilities through culture and arts, and to support their dreams, Samsung Electro-Mechanics founded and has operated the first professional orchestra composed of disabled youths and teens in Korea.
The “Hello! SEM” orchestra was founded on October 15, 2013 and it aims to support specialized and talented musicians. The orchestra learn musical instruments through one-on-one lessons, ensembles, and concerts to help develop their talents. In addition, there is the “pleased SEM music class flute ensemble”.

  • Members : disabled students (grade 3 – grade 11)
  • Instruments : violin, viola, cello, contrabass, harp, flute, clarinet, and trumpet
  • Associations : Able Art Incorporated Association(an NGO organization dedicated to people with disabilities in respect of arts) and ChildFund Korea

Orchestra videoHello! SEM Orchestra video

Orchestra audition

Launching ceremony for the orchestra

Orchestra concert

National Music Competition for Disabled Students

The Samsung Electro-Mechanics Sejong site has hosted, with TJB (Taejeon Broadcasting), a national music competition for disabled students since 2008 that aims to promote cultural and artistic opportunities for the youth with disabilities. Each year, more than 350 students across the country compete in various fields of music, including musical instruments, orchestra, vocal music, among others. Through the competition, disabled students become more confident and they are given the opportunity to establish self-esteem. At the same time, our society would be able to become more understanding and accepting of students with disabilities through these events.

2008년 제1회 음악콩쿠르이미지입니다.The 1st national music competition in 2008

2012년 제5회 음악콩쿠르이미지입니다.The 5th national music competition in 2012

2015년 제8회 음악콩쿠르이미지입니다.The 8th Music Concours 2015

Athletics – Samsung Electro-Mechanics National Para-Badminton Tournament

Samsung Electro-Mechanics’s Busan Plant began the National Para-Badminton Tournament in 2006 in partnership with the Busan Para-Badminton Federation in order to change the social perception on disabilities through para-athletics. The Tournament is the largest of its kind in Korea, with 300 entrants from 17 cities across the country, including Samsung Electro-Mechanics-sponsored professional badminton players who give a demonstration match along with an autography session. The event is a festival to bring hopes and dreams for individuals with disabilities.

Samsung Electro-Mechanics badminton competition opening ceremony

The 12th national badminton competition for the disabled

The 12th national badminton competition for the disabled

Community

Ⅰ. Energy-Efficient Solar Heating and Hot Water Systems for Seniors

Dong Gangwon Welfare CenterDong Gangwon Welfare Center

Hyeseong-won Welfare CenterHyeseong-won Welfare Center

  • Supporting solar power facilities since 2011 to contribute to low-carbon green growth and prevent global warming
  • Energy cost savings are donated to the client’s social rehabilitation program

Ⅱ. Volunteers for installing water-saving systems and preserving the environment

Local Community Service of Painting Wall

Cleanup activityPreserving the environment

  • Water conservation facilities and volunteer service group provided to prepare for water shortage from droughts and overuse
  • Environment cleanup volunteer crews designated for clearing up pollution in mountains, coasts, rivers, and streams

Education

Ⅰ. After-school Study Groups

Study centers are provided for regional children’s centers that target elementary school students and for middle school students from low-income families. Volunteer tutorials and donations are also provided.

우리드림센터 학습지원모습입니다.Tutor support at Uri Dream Center

우리드림센터 개소모습입니다.(세종)Center opened in Sejong

우리 드림센터 개소모습입니다.(부산)Center opened in Busan

Ⅱ. Project to support youth potential

Project to provide school uniforms to the youth Supporting the procurement of school uniforms of middle school students from low-income families having difficulty purchasing uniforms because of their family situation
Project to discover and train promising badminton athletes Discovering and supporting the training of promising badminton athletes from low-income families linked with the Samsung Electro-Mechanics sports group
Support for low-income children Supporting the livelihood of low-income children by providing them monthly with a set amount linked with ChildFund Korea
Scholarship project Supporting mentoring activities and providing scholarships to children of single-parent families in the Busan/Sejong region

Multiculturalism

In August 2009, Samsung Electro-Mechanics became the first company in Korea to enter into a partnership with a local government (Suwon) to provide support for various programs of social inclusion, which cater to local immigrants and their families.

Phase 1('09~'10)
Programs for learning about the Korean culture
(e.g., visits to the rice cake museum, traditional etiquette classes, Hanok villages, etc.)





Phase 2('11~'12)
Family-oriented programs
(e.g., opening Samsung Electro-Mechanics on Children’s Day, wild fishing programs in sister villages, etc.)






Providing help for the stability of living and supporter associations
(e.g., support for acquiring licenses, transferring to new jobs, etc.)

Support the construction of the Global Youth Dream Center
(alternative school, counseling, job-related career experience, Korean language class, etc.)

Sister Villages

Background and Purpose

Samsung Electro-Mechanics has decided to do its share of the work needed to support our rural communities, and formed sisterhood partnerships with numerous rural towns across Korea.

Main Activities

  • Executives and employees raise funds to purchase agricultural produce from sister villages and bring them to other social welfare centers and organizations that they support(Various agricultural products such as organic rice and garlic).
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics also purchases produce from these villages for internal consumption, including rice for the company cafeteria, as well as produce for direct, online markets.
  • Samsung Electro-Mechanics interacts with sister communities via various events and programs, Participating in village festivals and exchanging with village residents by inviting them to in-house activities.

자매마을 삼성의 날 활동모습입니다.Samsung Sister Village Day

추석 직거래장터 활동모습입니다.Chuseok Open Market

자매마을 후원모습입니다.Donation support

자매마을 일손돕기 모습입니다.Volunteer labor support