Recently, the news of the delivery of unknown gift boxes to the 16 countries spread quickly and became a trending topic around the world.
Inside the boxes were a gold carnation, a handwritten letter, several sheets of paper filled with Korean names, as well as a large piece of paper with the phrase “We Remember you“.
The 16 countries that received the gift boxes have one thing in common. They are the countries that participated in the Korean War.
These boxes were actually prepared by a Korean company that wanted to express gratitude for their sacrifice for Korea.
In the handwritten letter, written in each country’s native language and delivered with the gift, there was a thank you note in clumsy handwriting saying things such as “Thanks to you, the veterans of each country who worked hard for the Republic of Korea during the war, we were able to achieve our present remarkable development and restore peace and freedom”, “This is why we wanted to send you carnations to show our gratitude and respect.”
The Korean company that prepared this gift project is a bathroom cosmetics brand launched in Korea in 2007.
The company completed a surgery and medical support project for Korean War veterans, including those Ethiopia, in May, and is currently in the process of initiating a livelihood sponsorship project.
In addition, all sponsorships, including the gift boxes delivered to em 16 countries, were carried out in the names of Koreans who participated in these meaningful projects, not in the name of their company. Since this was revealed, it has been getting an enthusiastic response from people around the world.
Netizens around the world were amazed, stating “Korea is a country that never forgets and pays back favors”, “I am very surprised that Koreans have not forgotten even after 70 years have passed”, “I can’t believe that a private company, not the state, can do something like this.”
In response, Infresh expressed their own feelings, “We didn’t want to just deliver words of thank you for your hard work in protecting a distant country. We wanted to present flowers that never change, meaning that we will never forget your courage and sacrifice.”
Many people are applauding this move by a small Korean company.
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