The contest initiated by the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare was co-hosted by the Korean Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities and LG Group. This year’s contest was held in Vietnam as part of activities to mark the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-Republic of Korea diplomatic ties.
One of major targets of the contest is to coordinate with government agencies to build IT development to support people with disabilities in different countries.
One hundred youth disabilities aged 13-19 from 16 Asian countries took part in the contest. They were divided into four categories, Visual Impairment, Hearing impairment, Physical impairment and Intellectual /development disorder.
Kim Young-lak, LG Electronics Vietnam, said they launched the contest with the aim of helping youth with disabilities to discover their strength and get jobs to improve their lives and integrate into the society.