4 ways Detective K's Han Ji Min has given back to the community
Han Ji Min has successfully captured her audiences through dramas and film, including Rooftop Prince and Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow, which will premiere on DramaFever this weekend!. As with most of our favorite stars, there is a lot more to her than meets the eye. Armed with a degree in Social Welfare from Seoul Women's University, she has made it her mission to do all she can make the world a better place. Here are 4 ways she has helped do just that.
1. She has partnered with the Join Together Society.
Ji Min hold the title of honorary ambassador for the Korean division of JTS (Join Together Society), part of the UN International Relief Organization. For over 8 years, she has also been major part of fundraising, but she doesn't leave it there. She also volunteers with the organization.
2. She is also a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Korea.
Not only does she want to help people, she also helps the planet. The United Nations Environment Programme helps support "green economy," including making more efficient use of natural resources, finding renewal energies, and more!
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3. In 2009, she wrote a book to help fund education.
After spending time in Allawon, a remote area of the Philippines where education is not readily available, she took action. Those 5 days of studying and playing with village children affected her so much she decided to write We're Already Friends: Han Ji-Min's Philippines Donation Book. All of the royalties and profits from book sales go to funding education in developing countries of Asia.
4. She traveled to Zambia for World Vision's "Rain" project.
In support of World Vision, Ji Min travelled to Zambia as part of the "Rain" project for World Vision. The goal was to help villages find suitable locations with a clean water supply to dig wells. The project was successful!
Han Ji Min is definitely a girl on a mission, and I admire her for it. Does she inspire you to try to make a difference in your community or the world? Do you already volunteer? Tell me what you think of Han Ji Min, her dramas, and volunteer/charity work in the comments below or send me a tweet @Hallyu_Tanya!
You can see the trailer for her movie Detective K: Secret of the Virtuous Widow below, and you can watch the movie this weekend for DramaFever Movie Night!