Miss Korea Donates Winnings to Int'l Vaccine Institute

      August 18, 2010 07:42

      Jung So-ra

      Miss Korea 2010 Jung So-ra has pledged to donate all of her prize money of W20 million to the nonprofit International Vaccine Institute (US$1=W1,177).

      "I made this decision to keep my promise to serve society when I was crowned Miss Korea," she said.

      Established in 2003, the IVI is dedicated to developing and distributing vaccines to prevent infectious waterborne diseases such as malaria and typhoid.

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