History

  • 2010's
    • 2015
    • April 28: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • April: KWCTU printed and distributed pamphlets, in English, for the Promotion of FAS Prevention
    • June 8: Green Café and Temperance Café held by Yonsei University’s YTC
    • June 15: Inaugural assembly for Ewha Womans University’s KWCTU branch
    • August 24: No Drinking and Smoking seminar carried out by Yonsei YTC (audience of 400 middle school students)
    • August 25: Ceremony for the certification of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking Instructors (First set, 18 people awarded)
    • September 29: 12th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking presented by Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the relationship between alcohol consumption and chronic diseases, diabetes, metabolism, and development of babies during pregnancy.

    • Certification of Abstinence
      from Drinking and
      Smoking Instructors

      Green Café
      Goggle
      Experience

      Inaugural assembly
      for Ewha Womans
      University’s
      KWCTU branch

      Pamphlet for
      the promotion
      of Abstinence
      from Drinking
      and Smoking

      Brochure
    • 2014
    • April 7: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • July: Ceremony for the completion of KWCTU Hall’s remodelling
    • July – August: KWCTU YTC Camp for Myongji University students, Yonsei University’s Christian Alliance, Korean-New Zealand students
    • September 26: 11th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking presented by Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy and the effect it has on the development of babies.
    • November: Production and distribution of KWCTU calendars
    • December: 20th Anniversary of KWCTU Australia

    • YTC Meeting

      YTC Camp

      Calendar
    • 2013
    • April: Production of “NO ALOCHOL & NO SMOKING”
    • April 15: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May 1 – 9: 39th World Convention of World Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in Adelaide, Australia (Total of 22 attendees from KWCTU and NZKWCTU. President Young Joo Kim was elected as the third World President, vice president Jung Joo Kim was elected as the overseas director)
    • June: Support for the Guatemala Deborah Foundation’s Women and Children aid and rehabilitation (3-year contract)
    • June: Cambodia KWCTU organization
    • November 29: 10th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking presented by Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy and the effect it has on the development of babies.
    • December: Foundation and opening ceremony Kwi Ok Yeu’s Memorial hall

    • Seminar by
      Doctor Won-Ho Kim

      NO ALCOHOL NO SMOKING

      Kwi Ok Yeu’s
      Memorial hall
    • 2012
    • February: Distribution of No Smoking No Drinking Education Guide for Youth to kindergarten to high school teachers throughout Korea
    • April: Seminar about the Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking at Bosung High School by President Young Joo Kim
    • April 9: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • September 27: 10th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking presented by Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the correlation between the consumption of alcohol and chronic diseases.
    • October 22: General Assembly and World Convention

    • Seminar at Bosung
      High School

      Ceremony for the
      No Smoking No Drinking
      Education Guide for Youth
    • 2011
    • January: Completion of No Smoking No Drinking Education Guide for Youth
    • February: Visit and Seminar at Shinchon Training School (Detention Center)
    • April 11: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • September 27: 8th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking, briefing session for the No Smoking No Drinking Education Guide for Youth
    • November 11: Inauguration of the New Zealand Korea Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (NZKWCTU)

    • Briefing session
      for the No Smoking No Drinking
      Education Guide for Youth

      No Smoking
      No Drinking campaign

      Founding members
      of the NZKWCTU
    • 2010
    • April 12: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May 10 – 19: 38th World Convention of World Woman’s Christian Temperance Union in Stavanga, Norway (Total of 26 attendees from KWCTU and NZKWCTU. President Young Joo Kim was elected as the third World President, vice president Jung Joo Kim was elected as the overseas director)
    • June: Premiere of Documentary “Love Endures Forever” about Honorary President Kwi Ok Yeu
    • October 16: 7th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • Director Kyung Il Park about the level of drinking among Korean expectant mothers and the perceived level of FAS
    • Professor Chan Young Shin (Konkuk University) about the exposure of alcohol and ADHD in future generations
    • Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the correlation between the consumption of alcohol and chronic diseases

    • Premiere of
      “Love Endures Forever”

      Professor Chan Young Shin
  • 2000's
    • 2009
    • April 13: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • April: Support to the Ewha Womans University’s College of Nursing for the research of alcohol consumption among Korean expectant mothers and the perceived level of FAS
    • August: Publication and Distribution of children’s cartoon The No Smoking No Alcohol Squad
    • September 29: 6th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about the correlation between the consumption of alcohol and chronic diseases
    • Director Kyung Il Park about the level of drinking among Korean female workers and the perceived level of FAS

    • Yonsei University’s
      Green Café

      Yonsei University’s
      Easter sermon

      Director Kyung Il Park’s
      research presentation

      The No Smoking
      No Alcohol Squad
    • 2008
    • Jan: Dr. Jung Joo Kim, the First World Vice President attended World Officers’ Meeting in Atlanta, U.S.A.
    • April 14: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May 7-11: Official visit to Korea by World President Sarah Ward and Secretary Margaret Ostenstad
    • October: Support to the Ewha Womans University’s College of Nursing for the research of alcohol consumption among Korean female workers and the perceived level of FAS
    • November: Publication of The Life of Frances Willard
    • November 15: 5th Annual seminar Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking, Doctor Won-Ho Kim (Korea National Institute of Health) about alcohol, liver damage, and diabetes,Director Kyung Il Park about the experience and life of an FAS patient (PhD thesis)

    • Korean Visit by
      World President Sarah Ward
      and Secretary Margaret Ostenstad

      No Smoking
      No Alcohol campaign

      The Life of Frances Willard
    • 2007
    • KWCTU printed and distributed pamphlets, in English, for the Promotion of FAS Prevention
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)- opening a Green Cafe, supported by Salvation Army Band
    • July: Yonsei YTC- Yonsei University Christian Student Union Summer Bible Camp
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September
    • Sept: 25 members of KWCTU, represented by Mrs. Young Joo Kim, President, Dr. Jung Joo Kim, Vice President, attended the 37th WWCTU Convention, held in Indianapolis, U.S.A. Dr. Jung Joo Kim, elected as the First World Vice President of the WWCTU
    • Nov.: FAS Seminar, held at Sang Nam Hall at Yonsei University

    • Yonsei Green Cafe

      Myongji High School
      Speech Contest

      President Kwi-ok Yeu's
      Biography
    • 2006
    • KWCTU printed and distributed pamphlets, in English, for the Promotion of FAS Prevention
    • President of KWCTU, Mrs. Young Joo Kim, nominated as Chairwoman of the International Department of the Korean National Council of Woman
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)- opening a Green Cafe
    • July: Yonsei YTC- Yonsei University Christian Student Union Summer Bible Camp
    • Sept: FAS Seminar held at KWCTU Hall, with speakers, Ida Lee, Dr. Young Ja Lee, Mrs. Kyung Il Park.
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September

    • Anti-Alcohol &
      Anti-Smoking Campaig

      Ida Lee Research Seminar

      Yonsei Anti-Alcohol &
      Anti-Smoking Campaign
    • 2005
    • KWCTU printed and distributed pamphlets, in English, for the Promotion of FAS Prevention
    • President of KWCTU, Mrs. Young Joo Kim, nominated as Chairwoman of the International Department of the Korean National Council of Woman
    • March 9: Mrs. Klara Dobrev, wife of the Hungary's Prime Minister, invited to the KWCTU Seminar on FAS
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • April 18: WWCTU’s Vice-President Dr. Jung Joo Kim held a speech in Koshin University
    • May 13: WWCTU’s Vice-President Dr. Jung Joo Kim held a speech at the service of Yonsei University's 120th Anniversary
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)- opening a Green Cafe
    • July: Yonsei YTC- Yonsei University Christian Student Union's Summer Bible Camp

    • Temperance Seminar with Hungarian Prime Minister's Wife as Guest
    • 2004
    • KWCTU printed and distributed pamphlets, in English, for the Promotion of FAS Prevention
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • President of KWCTU, Mrs. Young Joo Kim, Vice-President Dr. Jung Joo Kim with 6 other Korean delegates attended the World Convention of the WWCTU in Auckland, New Zealand
    • Vice-president Dr. Jung Joo Kim elected as the First Vice-President of WWCTU Temperance Union planted in New Zealand
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September
    • First seminar promoting the FAS Prevention, held in September 9th at KWCTU Hall, Seoul
    • 36th World Convention of the WWCTU in Auckland

    • 36th World Convention of the WWCTU in Auckland
    • 2003
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September
    • KWCTU planted in Las Vegas, U.S.A
    • 2002
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University's Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September
    • KWCTU's internet website opened (kwctu.org)
    • KWCTU planted in Manila, Philippines
    • 2001
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)
    • July: President of KWCTU, Mrs.Young Joo Kim, Vice-President Dr.Jung Joo Kim, with 8 other Korean delegates attended the World Convention of the WWCTU in Birmingham, England
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September
    • President of KWCTU Mrs. Young Joo Kim nominated Miss Sarah Ward of the U.S.A. as the President of the WWCTU
    • Norway Temperance Union’s President, Mrs. Margaret Ostenstad, visited Korea
    • KWCTU hall in Incheon, established
    • 2000
    • April: National Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking
    • May: Temperance Campaign held by Yonsei University Christian Student Union (Yonsei YTC)
    • KWCTU scholarship awarded in January, April, July, and September

    • Yonsei University Temperance Campaign

      Easter Service
  • 1990's
    • 1999
    • Yonsei University Woman's Student Association participated in the Temperance Movement
    • National Professors’ Mission Association participated in the Temperance Movement
    • Nazareth University Woman's Student Association participated in the Temperance Movement
    • 1998
    • the 34th World Convention of the WWCTU, held in Seoul
    • Date and Place: May 5th - May 11, at the Swiss Grand Hotel
    • 700 people attended the convention, including 280 delegates from 35 countries.
    • KWCTU Vice-President, Mrs. Young Joo Kim, nominated as Vice-President of WWCTU

    • WWCTU in Seoul, South Korea
    • 1997
    • WWCTU's President, Mrs. Gwen Stretton, visited Korea for the preparation of the 34th World Convention of WWCTU
    • 1996
    • Election of a Christian president Mr. Dong Soo Hahn at Yonsei Student Association, supported by the Yonsei Univeristy Christian Student Union, Temperance Movement, held in Yonsei University
    • 1995
    • KWCTU’s Vice-president Mrs. Young Joo Kim, and Secretary General Dr. Jung Joo Kim attended the 33rd World Convention of the WWCTU in Melbourne, Australia
    • Korea decided to be a hosting country for the 34th WWCTU Convention in 1998

    • WWCTU in Melbourne, Australia
    • 1993
    • 70th Anniversary of the KWCTU "Jesus Christ, the Center and Leader of the 21st century KWCTU"

    • KWCTU 70th Anniversary Celebration & YTC Meeting
    • 1992
    • Secretary General Dr. Joo Kim, Director Sung Joo Kim, and Ms. Jee Hae Kim attended the 32nd World Convention of the WWCTU in Gutenberg, Sweden
    • Secretary General Dr. Jung Joo Kim, nominated as first world Vice-President of WWCTU
    • Mrs. Lida Luo invited as speaker to the WWCTU, for the revival of the WWCTU's temperance work in China
    • Planting of the Temperance Union in Paris Full Gospel Church

    • 32nd World Convention of the WWCTU in Gutenberg, Sweden
    • 1991
    • Temperance seminar held in honor to WWCTU's President’s, Mrs. Minnie Rawllins’ visit to Korea
    • 28th KWCTU General Meeting - "The Need of the Temperance Movement on Current Churches for the 2000 Church Revival"

    • Minnie Rawllin's Visit to Korea

      KWCTU General Meeting
    • 1990
    • Dr. Jung Joo Kim, nominated as Secretary General of KWCTU
    • Child-care Centers in Taegu and in Seoul, opened
  • 1980's
    • 1989
    • President Mrs. Kwi Ok Yeu, Vice President Mrs. Young Joo Kim and General Secretary Dr. Jung Joo Kim attended the 31st World Convention of WWCTU in Edmonton, Canada
    • Dr. Jung Joo Kim, nominated as Superintendent of Social Service Department of WWCTU
    • At Mission Conference in Vancouver, Canada (August 14- August 16), Dr. Jung Joo Kim spoke on Paul’s Understanding of the Ministry of the Holy Spirit in Romans 8.

    • 31st World Convention of WWCTU in Edmonton, Canada
    • 1988
    • 1927th National Convention of Temperance Union - subject: "Mind and Attitude as a Host Country of the Olympics"
    • President Mrs. Kwi Ok Yeu and Dr. Jung Joo Kim attended the Centennial of I.C.W in Washington, U.S.A.
    • 1987
    • Thanksgiving service for the new construction of KWCTU hall in Taegu
    • 1986
    • President Mrs. Kwi Ok Yeu and Vice President Mrs. Young Joo Kim attended the 30th World Convention of the WWCTU in Philippines

    • 30th World Convention of the WWCTU in Philippines
    • 1985
    • 26th National Convention of Temperance Union ? “Temperance and Victory”

    • 26th National Convention of Temperance Union “Temperance and Victory”
    • 1984
    • Family Law amended by united efforts of Woman of the Korean National Council of Woman
    • 1982
    • Mrs.
    • Kwi Ok Yeu with 8 other delegates attended the I.C.W World Convention
    • 25th National Convention of the KWCTU
    • Mrs. Kwi Ok Yeu with 10 other delegates attended the Centennial of WWCTU in Chicago
    • Director Mrs.Young Joo Kim, nominated as 4th Vice-President of WWCTU
    • 60th Anniversary Convention & KWCTU transactions published

    • 29th World Convention of the WWCTU in Chicago, U.S.A.
    • 1981
    • Campaign for the Promotion of Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking, held at the Seoul Station Square: 5,000 pamphlets, shared with message for the promotion of frugal life style.

    • Temperance Campaigning for Abstinence from Drinking & Smoking
    • 1980
    • Attendance to the 28th World Convention of the WWCTU in Sheffield, England
    • Special speech from the President Mrs. Ki Soon Hyun, of Savings Promotion Society for Woman at the convention of the KCW
    • 28th World Convention of the WWCTU in Scheffield, England

    • 28th World Convention of the WWCTU in Scheffield, England
  • 1960's ~ 1970's
    • 1979
    • 24th National Convention of the Temperance Union
    • 1978
    • Scholarship fund raising & 4th charity show for world mission

    • KWCTU Christmas Scholarship Fundraising Fashion Show
    • 1977
    • Temperance Union building built in Incheon(Lot: 120 pyeong / Floorage: 70 pyeong
    • 1976
    • Candidates for the KWCTU scholarship selected
    • 23rd general meeting

    • YTC Scholarship Ceremony
    • 1975
    • Planting New Local Unions

    • 70s~80s: Planting New Local Unions
    • 1974
    • Calendars with motto “No Smoking” and “No Drinking” printed
    • Movement of abstinence from drinking and smoking held
    • 1973
    • Participated in the Committee to Transform Family Law to enhance Woman’s status
    • 1972
    • Prayer meeting to intercede for the national security
    • Beginning of scholarship ministry- 500 thousand Korean won fund, established
    • Planting a Youth Temperance Council (YTC) at Ehwa Girl's High school
    • 50th Anniversary Convention & 50th Anniversary Special Edition of KWCTU Bulletin, published

    • Ewha Women's High School YTC
    • 1970
    • Completed Construction of Temperance Hall(President: Mrs. Keum Bong Choi / Construction chairperson: Mrs. Kwui Ok Yeu / Lot: 172 pyeong / Building: 262 pyeong)
    • 1962
    • 21st National Convention of the KWCTU
    • 1961
    • Planting new local unions of KWCTU in Dosan, Wonju, Eeree, Gumsan, Hwangdeung, Yeosu, Guangju, Mokpo, and Suncheon
    • 1960
    • Seminar on the Need to Ban Polygamy
  • 1950's
    • 1959
    • First graduation at the Technological Academy
    • 20th National Convention
    • Mrs. Hellen Choi and Mrs. Byung Leen Cho attended the world convention of the WWCTU in Mexico
    • 21st World Convention of the WWCTU in Mexico

    • 21st World Convention of the WWCTU in Mexico
    • 1957
    • Mrs. Hellen Choi attended the world convention of WWCTU in Vancouver, Canada
    • 19th National Convention of the KWCTU

    • 19th National Convention of the KWCTU
    • 1955
    • 32nd Anniversary of the KWCTU and the Second National Convention

    • 32nd Anniversary of the KWCTU and the Second National Convention
    • 1954
    • Requesting candidates of the members of National Congress in Korea to support a public health policy to promote no smoking and no drinking and to enhance Woman’s status by banning polygamy by law.
    • 1953
    • 30th Anniversary of the KWCTU
    • 1952
    • Organization of KWCTU local unions in Seoul, Busan, Taegu, Incheon, Chungju, Taejeon, and Cheonan.

    • KWCTU in the 1950s
  • 1920's ~ 1940's
    • 1946
    • Foundation of the Shelter for Girls in Mapo-gu, Cheongam-dong 136
    • Manager: Ms. Soon Ae Lee, Number of youth admitted: 64

    • WWCTU with Adele Underwood

      1940s World Convention
    • 1937
    • Miss In Deok Park attended, as Korean delegate, at the world convention of WWCTU, held in the United States
    • 1935
    • Alcohol abstinence lectures, banned by Japanese oppression
    • 1930
    • Annual Temperance Campaign, inaugurated to inform the public of the harm of alcohol and nicotine, held in the first Tuesday of February

    • Temperance Campaign
      to promote no smoking1933

      KWCTU Campaign for the Promotion of
      Abstinence from Drinking and Smoking1934
    • 1923
    • Beginning of Choseon Woman Christian Temperance Union
    • Staffs: Mrs. Esther Hong, Mrs. Hellen Choi, Mrs. Kak Kyung You

    • Mrs. Esther
      Hong

      Mrs. Hellen
      Choi

      Mrs. Kak
      Kyung You