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2011

  • UNESCO Korea Committee's Official Project Certification for UNESCO Education for Sustainable Development

  • Selected as a Dell Social Innovation Semi-Finalist & Won the People's Choice Award

  • Selected as a M2Work Finalist sponsored by the World Bank

  • Selection of Excellent ESD Program by Tongyeong Sustainable Development Education Foundation

2012

 

  • Signed a social contribution agreement with the (organization)

  • Selected for "Space for Entrepreneur" at the Global Social Business Summit (held in Vienna)

  • Presented achievements at the Global Social Business Summit hosted by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus

  • Held the "International Development Cooperation Conference Dreaming with Storybooks"

 

2013

  • Official cooperation with (organization) for Book In Book Trip in Cambodia

  • Hosting of the UN International Day of Peace Commemorative Peace Creative Storybook Contest

  • Signing of a social contribution agreement with (organization)

  • Hosting of the UN International Day of Peace cooperation agencies and Peace Storybook Workshops

  • Official sponsorship decision for the Black Yak Gang Taesun Sharing Foundation in Nepal

  • Hosting of the Book In Year-End Book Concert

2014

  • Participation in the Poster Session of the 1st Education ODA Conference organized by the Ministry of Education

  • Participation in the 2014 UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) event organized by UNESCO Korea Committee

  • Hosting of the UN International Day of Peace cooperation agencies and Peace Creative Poetry Contest

  • Official cooperation with Global Hope for Book In Book Trip in Kyrgyzstan by (organization)

  • Hosting of the Regional Storybook Creation Practitioners Meeting organized by the Seoul Office of Education

  • Selection as the institution for the 9th Citi Bank-Kyung Hee University NGO Internship

  • Official registration as a non-profit civil society organization in Seoul (Registration No. 1832)

  • Local Book Trip in Nepal sponsored by Black Yak CSR Cooperation

2015

  • Participation in the Nepal Project Advisory Meeting by UNESCO Korea Committee

  • Overall planning of the Global Citizenship Education Booth in collaboration with Busan Geumjeong District Office for the World Education Forum (WEF)

  • Lecture on "International Development Cooperation Dreaming with Storybooks" at Seoul Shinyoung Elementary School

  • Planning of GOGGLE SPACE, a meeting space for youth

  • Signing of a cooperation agreement for the CMS public fundraising system project under the Hanbit Nuri Hanbit Nuri

  • Public Interest Fund Business by the Hanbit Nuri Foundation

  • Implementation of the TFT project for the World Citizenship Education Collection Project

  • Participation in the UNESCO Education for Sustainable Development official project network meeting

  • Sponsorship of African storybooks by the Samsung Electronics Social Contribution Corps

  • Signing of a social contribution agreement by (organization)

  • Participation in the Poster Session of the 2nd Education ODA Conference organized by the Ministry of Education

  • Hosting of the UN International Day of Peace cooperation agencies and Peace Storybook Experience Exhibition

  • Implementation of book distribution trip to Mongolia by (organization)

  • Cooperation agreement with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (and Hyundai Jeong Mong-gu Foundation) for the development of storybooks for multicultural families' children and warm picture book cooperation

  • Sponsorship by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the World Vision Education Development Cooperation Forum "Leave No Child" case presentation by NGOs for achieving SDG 4

  • Promotion of storybook support by the Africa Future Foundation, support for shoes by the Samaria Institute of Technology in Senegal, and support for shoes for children in Mongolia, as well as other picture book support efforts

2016

  • Local book trip conducted by the Black Yak CSR cooperation team in Nepal, including distribution of oral health education picture books and implementation of education

  • NGO booth at the '2016 Seoul Africa Day' event

  • Official cooperation book trip to Thailand by (organization) for book distribution

  • Booth at the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference

  • Support for picture book cooperation by the East Asia Institute of Traditional Culture Studies

  • Signing of the one-for-one picture book sharing project agreement with ST Unitas English Language Institute, targeting children in refugee camps in Jordan

  • Support for multicultural-related picture books by the Social Business Team of the National Medical Center

  • Planning and launching of the Otoloo (OTOLOO) brand, a planning picture book publishing company and picture book creation education brand by Books International (www.otoloo.com)

  • Lecture on "Pictures in Picture Books" at Seoul Shinyoung Elementary School

  • Distribution of world citizenship education collections in Jordanian refugee camps (sponsored by an English language institute)

2017

 

  • Collaboration on media education content with the Engineering Innovation Center at Geonyang University in Cambodia

  • Exhibition titled "Bread and Picture Books: Stories of Those Sharing Picture Books," in cooperation with Borim Publishing and the Yellow Umbrella Picture Book Cafe

  • Distribution of world citizenship education collections in Nepal through collaboration with local organizations such as Rafael International and Dhulikhel Hospital

  • Launching of the Picture Book Research Institute (BITT:빛)

  • Lecture on "Creating My Own Picture Book" at Seongnam Techno Science High School

  • Selection for the "Library. Museum 1관 1단 Project" by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Library Culture Promotion Institute, with implementation of a picture book workshop

  • Conducting an 8-week course on picture book production at the 4th Pine Hill Library in Songpa-gu

  • Support from the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning through the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Development Fund, with cooperation on the video project "Ripsooni's Journey" with the Barrier-Free Production and the Korean Radio Promotion Association

  • Hosting of the "Quiet Night Picture Book Night" event at the Yellow Umbrella Picture Book Cafe by Borim Publishing

  • Conducting a 6-week course on picture book production for elementary school students at the Eunpyeong Village Picture Book Publishing Project Season 3 at the Jungsan Public Library

  • Official cooperation book distribution trip to Vietnam by (organization)

2018

  • Conducting a 20-week course on picture book production at the Women's Vision Center in Siheung, Gyeonggi Province

  • Conducting an 8-week course on picture book production at the Municipal Sinsa Comprehensive Social Welfare Center

  • Workshop on picture book production for elementary and middle school librarians by the Seoul Eastern District Office of Education

  • Signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and uploading of picture book content in various Asian languages as part of the Let's Read e-book library project by The Asia Foundation

  • Workshop on creating picture books for women with disabilities as part of the Women's Rights Promotion Project at Hanulim Disability Living Center

  • Overseas export contract for volumes 1-4 of the Thaihabooks World Citizenship Education Collection by Books International

  • Lecture on "Creating My Own Picture Book" at Seoul Mopyeong Elementary School

  • Establishment of a committee for the production of a world citizenship education picture book collection, comprising a total of 11 members including writers, illustrators, and designers

  • Collaboration on Arabic picture book content for children from multicultural families by Songshin Elementary School in Seoul

  • Participation in video distribution and picture book content collaboration for children with disabilities in Cambodia by the Gyeonggi Institute for Disability Rights, Milal Welfare Foundation, and Barrier-Free Production (in collaboration with SIPAR in Cambodia)

  • Approval for the extension of the validity period of UNESCO Korea's official project certification for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

  • Selection as a specialized institution for the development of multicultural family children's support book publications by the Seoul Metropolitan Government (sponsored by the Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-koo Foundation and the Asia Foundation)

  • Conducting 10 sessions of the Weekly Class Picture Book Production Workshop at Incheon Geomdan High School

  • Conducting a 6-week workshop on creating picture books titled "My Picture Book with Stories" at Gwangmyeong City Library

  • Conducting a 4-week workshop on creating dream school picture books for children at the Gwacheon Information Science Library

  • Cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Welfare for picture book support at elementary schools and special education facilities for children with disabilities in Uganda (including Lipsoni video screenings)

  • Participation in the 2018 Wonju Picture Book Season 3 and Edam Picture Book Flea Market

  • Workshop on picture book production at Sinjang Library in Hanam City

  • Collaboration with SIPAR Publishing House in Cambodia and the Gyeonggi Institute for Disability Rights and Barrier-Free Production for picture book distribution and Lipsoni video screenings for children in Cambodia

  • Selection as a supporting organization for UNESCO Korea's official project for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activity support funds

2019

  • Signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Pluscope Co., Ltd. for the production of online educational materials, to be utilized as remote education resources for students in Ethiopia

  • Conducting an 8-week workshop on picture book production for the "Everyone's School" project by the Seoul Lifelong Education Promotion Center under the Seoul Metropolitan Government

  • Special lecture series on picture book production at Seoul Myeonbuk Elementary School for 2 weeks

  • Collaboration with Dr. Noah and ThaihaBooks Vietnam to support dental hygiene education projects in Vietnam through picture book content

  • Conducting a 4-week practical workshop on picture book production at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • Continuing the Weekly Class Picture Book Production Workshop for 10 sessions at Incheon Geomdan High School

  • Cooperation in distributing picture books to kindergartens related to graduates of the kindergarten teacher training course at Siem Reap NIBI University in Cambodia (sponsored by Milal Welfare Foundation)

  • Conducting an 8-week picture book production workshop at Seoul Songpa Wiryeg Library

  • Selection as a supporting organization for UNESCO Korea's official project for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activity support funds

 

2020

  • Conducting a workshop on picture book production for middle school students during the winter break at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • Hosting an 8-week picture book production workshop at Namsan Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • Renewal of the agreement for an 8-week picture book production workshop for the "Everyone's School" project by the Seoul Lifelong Education Promotion Center under the Seoul Metropolitan Government

  • Conducting an encore 5-week workshop on independent publishing of picture books and picture book production for adults titled "<Becoming a Picture Book Author Myself>" at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • Signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for content collaboration with The Asia Foundation's Let's Read e-book library and uploading picture book content (total of 18 books)

  • Approval for the extension of the validity period for the official project certification for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) by UNESCO Korea

  • Conducting a 6-week workshop titled "<Mom, Please Read Picture Books!>" for mothers and children at the Janghang Exploration Station in Seocheon, Chungnam

  • Hosting an 8-week workshop titled "<Breathing with Picture Books!>" for immigrant women at Gangil Library, Gangdong-gu, Seoul

  • Selection as a supporting organization for UNESCO Korea's official project for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) activity support funds

  • Distribution of picture books to 1,000 children in Malawi through the Malawi FC Malawi Club (in collaboration with the Foundation for Children and Future Welfare)

  • Contract for distributing the picture book "<A Safe Day for Our Child>" for fall prevention education targeting pediatric patients by the Medical Institution Evaluation and Certification Institute

  • Launching a 6-week program titled "First Steps in Fairy Tale Creation - OTOLU Children's Literature Creation Class for Adults"
     

  • Collaboration with Pluscope Co., Ltd. to support the development of a content-sharing platform for developing countries, ADDUCATE, and providing support for 7 books of picture book content from Books International

 

 

2021

  • Launching the OTOLOO Mon Tout Petit children's picture book author class, available for sale on platforms like Naver Smart Store

  • Collaboration with the Cambodian local NGO World Diakonia for distributing picture books to children in Cambodia and conducting librarian reading education in rural areas (covering 59 elementary schools)

  • Holding three sessions of the encore workshop on picture book production for middle school students during the winter break at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • Participating in the CJ Sharing Foundation's Dream Again Youth Support Program for unmarried teenage parents in 2021, conducting cultural club activities, including workshops on picture book creation and planning and development of picture and video books (March to July)

  • Conducting after-school curriculum programs at the Bangbae Happy Dream Center for children

  • Renewing the agreement for an independent publishing workshop and exhibition for adult learners titled "<Becoming a Picture Book Author Myself>" at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education for the third consecutive year, including a 6-week workshop

  • Selecting and advancing as the Korean candidate for the Japan ESD Prize competition organized by UNESCO Korea

  • Conducting a 6-week workshop at the Seodaemun Comprehensive Welfare Center operated by the Seodaemun Community Welfare Society to improve awareness among unmarried single mothers for creating original fairy tales

  • Establishing an official memorandum of understanding (MOU) for cooperation with the publication of picture books with Ma Po Elementary School for Arts Integration and Literacy Education

  • Providing guidance for picture book literacy education throughout the year (20 sessions) as part of the 2021 Seoul Arts Connection School program at Ma Po Elementary School

  • Hosting a teacher workshop on picture books titled "<Stories and Emotions in Picture Books and Creating My Emotional Book>" at the Seoul Arts Connection School's Ma Po Elementary School

  • Hosting a Saturday art camp workshop titled "<Family Picture Book Cock!>" as part of the Seoul Arts Connection School's Ma Po Elementary School

  • Planning and executing an 8-week workshop titled "<Rediscovering My Story, Rediscovering My Picture Book>" for multicultural home children's mothers with the cooperation of Popopo and the sponsorship of UNESCO Korea's ESD official project activity support fund

  • Conducting a 6-week encore workshop for "Mom, Please Read Picture Books!" at the Janghang Exploration Station in Seocheon, Chungnam

  • Collaborating with the Rural Youth Development Foundation to conduct a 6-week "Children's Picture Book Creation Workshop" for children at the Sangpyeong Elementary School in Yangyang, Gangwon Province

  • Participating in the Gyeongui Line Book Street exhibition "Mom's Dream: Connecting The Dots," organized by Popopo Magazine and sponsored by CJ Sharing Foundation

  • Launching an 8-week program for the "Picture Book Village Adventure: Creating My Village Picture Book" as part of the Village-Friendly Program at the Suwon City Development Corporation's Suwon Library

  • Conducting an 8-week agreement for the "Everyone's School" picture book workshop under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education's Seoul Lifelong Education Promotion Center for the third consecutive year

  • Collaborating with the SDC (Seongnam Urban Development Corporation) to conduct an 8-week "Picture Book Village Adventure: Creating My Village Picture Book" program for children at the Suwon Library in the Modification District

  • Conducting an 8-week agreement for the "Picture Book Trailers" production as part of the CJ Sharing Foundation's Dream Again Youth Support Program for unmarried teenage parents

  • Establishing official MOUs for cooperation with Educators Without Borders (EWB) and Myeore.Nalda Picture Book Store

  • Confirming the funding support for producing picture books for children in Burkina Faso through G&M Global Cultural Heritage Foundation (www.graceandmercykorea.org) and for Tanzanian children through Voice of Calling

  • Collaborating with Vision Care Tanzania Chapter for distributing picture books to 2,000 children in Tanzanian schools and providing picture book projects to 300 children in the Dangara region of Tajikistan

2022

  • Official MOU signed with Ecole Publique Pierre Scize, a public elementary school in France, and ongoing project for the production of French audiovisual content for Books International publications.

  • Official MOU signed with Collège International Vauban, a public international middle school in France (www.college-vauban-strasbourg.fr), and ongoing project for the production of studio sessions on global citizenship education and picture book creation.

  • Official MOU signed with Vision Care for joint production of picture books on health, including planning and execution of the second phase of picture book projects.

  • Continuing the annual series of three sessions of middle school student picture book creation workshops during the winter break at Jongno Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education.

  • Collaboration with Holt Children's Welfare Association in Tanzania for health education at the Holt Dream Center, including picture book content cooperation.

  • Distribution of malaria prevention picture books to 500 children at Tumbi Elementary School in Tanzania through Vision Care Tanzania Branch and educational cooperation.

  • Participation in the "Humanities on the Library Path" program organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korean Library Association, including the operation of programs such as "Becoming a Picture Book Author at the Library" for the general public, "Special Picture Books for Children as Gifts," and "Designing Exciting Picture Books for Children" at Seoul Children's Library.

  • Project to distribute picture books to children at the Sulton Ekhson Kulobichi 18th School in Tajikistan.

  • Sponsorship for multicultural background children's handwashing picture books at Baraka Library in Itaewon, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.

  • Conducting a 6-week encore workshop for the "Equality Picture Book Creation Workshop" at Seodaemun Comprehensive Social Welfare Center to enhance the capabilities of residents in learning and sharing in the local community.

  • Continuing the annual series of 6-week workshops for "Mom, Please Read Picture Books!" at Janghang Exploration Station in Seocheon, Chungnam.

  • Project to distribute picture books to children in Cambodia, sponsored by the G&M Global Cultural Heritage Foundation (www.graceandmercykorea.org), in collaboration with the local EBC (Educational Broadcasting Cambodia) station.

  • Collaboration with JYP Entertainment & World Vision for JYP EDM (Every Dream Matters!) program in Mongolia, including planning and production of Mongolian-language picture books for medical support for children, as well as planning and conducting face-to-face/online picture book production CSR activities for JYP employees.

  • Official MOU signed with The Space Friends for the development of educational content for children and teenagers from immigrant backgrounds.

  • Completion of the distribution of Books International's global citizenship education picture books to 4,000 volumes in 31 schools in Cambodia.

  • Operation of a 5-week program for the production of books for lifelong education democratic citizenship courses at Mapo Lifelong Learning Center under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education.

  • Participation in the 2022 Osan Lifelong Learning Neighbor Festival - Citizens' Education Square organized by Osan City, including SDGs 4 section courses for the promotion of democratic citizenship education in the Osan style.

  • Collaboration with Vision Care for health picture book planning and production, and distribution of 3,000 books to children in Tanzania.

  • Picture book design for the Wish Fulfillment Program by the Rural Youth Development Foundation at Sangpyeong Elementary School in Yangyang, Gangwon Province.

2023

  • Support for the distribution of mother tongue picture books to children in Tanzania by UNESCO Korea National Commission.

  • Selection for the "2023 Citizen Idea Support Project Pool C 10th" by the Foundation for Sharing Forest and Producing the "Braille Sensory Picture Book Kit on the Theme of Creating and Reading Together about the Environment."

  • Holding the inaugural general meeting for the establishment of the Foundation for Creation and forming a new board of directors/executives.

  • Collaboration with Hamil School, sponsored by the G&M Global Cultural Heritage Foundation, for the production and publication of a picture book commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hamil School, showcasing the growth of Chairman In Soon Lee and promoting proper multiculturalism.

  • Collaboration with JYP Entertainment & World Vision for JYP EDM (Every Dream Matters!) program in Cambodia, including planning and production of Khmer-language picture books for medical support for children, as well as planning and conducting face-to-face/online picture book production CSR activities for JYP employees.

  • Co-hosting the 2023 Gyeonggi Women's Leadership Academy <Positive Influence Toward the World> lecture by Catholic University and Gyeonggi Province.

  • Cooperation with Braille Publishing for the 2023 Seoul International Book Fair, featuring a multilingual Braille picture book exhibition.

  • Fourth consecutive year of the <Mom, Please Read Picture Books!> picture book creation workshop for mothers and children at Janghang's House in Seocheon, Chungnam.

  • Practical education on picture book production at Gangseo Library under the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education.

  • Approval of new organizational membership and participation in the assessment process and meetings of the Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation (KCOC).

  • Official MOU signed for the production of barrier-free alternative materials with Braille Publishing.

  • Participation in the Public Design Festival "Forest and Sharing X Nongbu Market Marche @ Busan, <Everyone's Sea>" booth.

  • Donation of environmental-themed Braille sensory picture books to the National Seoul School for the Blind, the Korea Braille Library, and the Namyangju Branch of the Gyeonggi Visual Impairment Association.

NATIONAL CHAPTER 

  • Norths International First National Chapter (Franchise Type) Official Launch After Nepal. MOU signed and local distribution completed (in collaboration with Kia).

  • Rwanda National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Syria National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Senegal National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Cambodia National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Paraguay National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Samsung Electronics Volunteer Corps, together with DR Congo National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • With Kids & Future Foundation, Malawi National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Tanzania National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • With Incheon International High School, Ethiopia National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed (in collaboration with Prospecs).

  • With Incheon International High School, Madagascar National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • With Dongtan International High School, Philippines National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Kyrgyzstan National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed (in collaboration with Global Hope).

  • With Goyang Foreign Language High School, Cambodia National Chapter Season 2 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Nepal National Chapter Season 2 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Nepal National Chapter Season 3 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Mongolia National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed (in collaboration with Bible Society).

  • Thailand National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed (in collaboration with Bible Society).

  • With Incheon International High School, Kenya National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Tanzania National Chapter Season 2 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Lebanon National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Jordan National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • With Goyang Foreign Language High School, Cambodia National Chapter Season 3 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Bangladesh National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Madagascar National Chapter Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

  • Jordan National Chapter Season 2 Launch, MOU signed, and local distribution completed.

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