WRO'S PROJECT PLAN OVERVIEW

 

 

▣ WRO Project Summary

 

※ Basic Principle of World Rehabilitation Organization (WRO)

 

○ Humanitarianism☞ To realize the coexistence, coprosperity and welfare of human beings based on the benevolent spirit.

 

○ To consolidate the international societies through equality ensured for and the complete

      participation in the international society by the disabled persons.

 

 

※ Funding of Construction of WRO: The entire amount will be raised by attracting foreign capitals

      [current amount raised: U.S.$1,000,000,000]

 

 

※ Investment agreement (MOA) with WRO concluded.

 

○ The 1st MOA : with JOHANN CORPORATION PTY LTD

 

○ The 2nd MOA : with Seo Sam-Seok, Mayor of Muan county, Jeollanam Province

 

 

※ Total investment amount at the initial construction stage (3 years) of WRO : Approximately 4,293.5 billion Korean Won.

 

○ Expenditure required during construction preparation stage (3 years) : KRW 28.2 billion

 

○ Site purchase cost for the Kombinat (average KRW 100,000 per pyong×1.2 million pyong) : KRW 120.0 billion

 

○ Total construction cost (38 buildings, gross floor area of 921,196 pyong) : KRW 4,145.3 billion

 

 

※ Future plan for Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with WRO

 

○ Under discussion with "JOHANN CORPORATION PTY LTD" for [Additional Investment Agreement].

 

○ Under discussion for [Agreement on Donation] with Madame ROSE C.ROZZEL/OVERSEAS

      INVESTMENT BANK, LIMITED_INSURED BY Lincoln National Insurance Company.

 

 

※ Future Implementation Plan

 

○ Effort to enlist WRO as a formal specialist agency of UN

 

○ Securing the human and physical resources necessary for project implementation

 

○ Holding international forums and developing public relations campaign across the world

 

○ Preparing and executing a comprehensive construction plan (design, construction, supervision, etc.)

 

○ Enactment of a special regulation on WRO (via proposal to the assembly or government)

 

○ Enactment of WRO charter and an international regulation (via proposal to UN, etc.)

 

○ Encouraging establishment of local WRO organizations in individual countries

      (e.g., Rehabilitation Organization in China, Finland, Indonesia, etc.)

 

 

▣ WRO's Basic Principle

 

○ Establishing an upright rehabilitation policies, encouraging and inducing the development of rehabilitation science, and realizing an advanced welfare society for the disabled persons worldwide on the basis of the respect for human rights as stated in the UN Charter.

 

○ Humanitarianism: Realizing the coexistence, coprosperity and welfare of human beings based on a benevolent spirit.

 

○ Consolidating the international societies through equality ensured for and the complete participation in the international society by the disabled persons

 

WRO aims to contribute the realization of international social security via international public assistance, international social insurance, etc.; and practice the love for humanity by developing and propagating the programs which assist the disabled persons to live like the general public by minimizing the disadvantages of the people with mental and physical handicaps across the world.

 

(1)Social Security : The welfare system including social insurance, public assistance and social welfare services which is provided to protect all people from disease, handicap, old age, unemployment, diseases, etc., solve the poverty problems, and increase the quality of life of people.

 

(2)Social Insurance : A system to ensure the health and income of the people by scoping with the social risks occurring to them through the use of insurance programs.

 

(3)Public Assistance : A system operated under the responsibility of a central and local government to assist the people who do not have the capability to make a living or those in a poverty state so as to ensure their minimum level of life and help them stand on their own feet.

 

(4)The disabled persons shall be respected and valued as human beings, and treated accordingly. They, as members of a nation and a society, have the right to participate in the political, economic, social, cultural and any other activities.

 

 

Background (Motive and Objective)

 

○ WRO will have the characteristics of a guiding and coordinating organization regarding the international rehabilitation projects; and aim to the construction of advanced welfare countries of the 21st century type where all the disabled persons can live in a human manner and their human rights are guaranteed. The human love and dedication of Mr. J. David Webb, a vice-president of Trust Company of Georgia, Atlanta, USA formed the mental and ideological basis of this Organization in 1987. The founder Jung-Sun, Kim (former director of the social welfare foundation, WRO) has long been succeeded to the humanitarian spirit of Mr. J. David Webb, and exerted all efforts and devotion to practice the spirit, establish the organization and enlist it as a formal specialist agency of the U.N.

 

We have asked the American top officials including the president George W. Bush to strongly express the necessity for enlisting WRO as a formal [UN Rehabilitation Organization] via the various channels, e.g., international conferences such as APEC and ASEM. Again, I would like to deeply appreciate the efforts of those who have shown deep interest in the propagation of freedom and dignity of human rights throughout the alienated countries and neighbors to make the world where the disabled persons can live a happy life as well. To name some of them, there are Mr. George Byron Kerford WAPD Chairman of USA; Mr. Patty Murray, Mrs. Mary L. Landrieu, Mr. Frank H. Murkowski, Mrs. Olympia Snowe, Mr. Orrin G. Hatch, Mr. Russxll D. Feingold, Mr. Herb Kohl, Mr. Jeff Sessions, Mr. Harry Read, Mr. Robert C. Byrd, Mr. Daniel K. Akaka, Mr. Joseph R. Biden, Jr, Mr. John Edwards, Madame. Barbara A. Mikulski, Mr. Paul S. Sarbanes, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Strom Thurmond, Mr. Joe Lieberman, Mr. Sam Brownback (senators); Mr. Gary Locke, Mr. James S. Gilmore, III (state governors); Mr. Steven James Tingus, M.S., C.Phil. (director of NIDRR or National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research); and Mr. Colin Powell (Secretary of State). Thanks to the leading role of them, we hope that the WRO will become a formal UN organization just like the WHO (World Health Organization).

 

In the course of incorporating the [World Rehabilitation Organization or World Organization of Persons with Disabilities] as a domestic foundation by NGOs so as to make the countries worldwide understand that the root of such effort to establish an organization is Korea, before presenting a [UN World Rehabilitation Organization] bill to U.N. formally; many countries including USA are currently showing respect and appreciation for such efforts and devotion. Since 2003, there has been the desire to establish [WRO Bill UN Presentation Cooperation Committee] in USA and other countries to promote the establishment of [UN World Rehabilitation Organization].

 

And Seo Sam-Seok, a mayor of Muan county who proposed a great idea of constructing the WRO center in the business city of Muan, Jeollanam province; The FairFund Foundation (UK) Ltg(Ireland) foundation of England for attracting investments; and the chairman Mr. Johann of Johann Corporation Pty Ltd.

 

If WRO is constructed in the business city of Muan, it will greatly contribute to the development not only of the top-notch rehabilitation science but also of the bio engineering, space engineering and semiconductor engineering in particular out of the national infrastructure and SOC industries. In fact, the robots and unmanned space probes which are driven by voice are the product of the rehabilitation science technology pursuing the convenience of the disabled persons.

 

○ Accordingly, based on the respect of human rights as stated in the UN Charter, this Organization is exerting its best endeavors to improve the social recognition of the disabled persons, establish upright rehabilitation policies, develop rehabilitation science, and realize the advanced welfare society so that all the disabled people worldwide can fulfill their roles in the international society without difficulty.

 

 

▣ Projective Objective

 

Assisting those with mental and physical handicap for their recovery and rehabilitation to a normal human life.

 

○ To study, develop and propagate the international policy and technology, and accommodate or support the human and physical resources which are necessary to help the people worldwide who are suffering from restrictions and pains in their daily life due to the mental and physical damages and handicap through medical treatment, restoration of their mentality and functionality, recovery of their social and vocational status, and continuous assistance of their rehabilitation to normal human life via the mutual cooperation of all countries based on humanitarianism.

 

 

※ Objective of WRO Foundation :

 

WRO, in accordance with the regulations on the establishment and operation of a public foundation, aims to contribute to the enhancement of social welfare by ensuring the rights of domestic and overseas disabled persons and improving the social welfare expertise related to them, develop high-level policies and programs regarding the welfare and rehabilitation science industry for them, and support the development of technology related thereto.

 

 

▣ Operation Policy

 

○ Proactive effort to enlist WRO as a formal specialist agency of U.N. (via the ratification by the Members after the WRO charter is signed)⇒ ※ Korea will be the headquarters of WRO of U.N.

 

○ Inducing the development of the rehabilitation science technology in link with space science technology.⇒ ※ Research and development of high-tech auxiliary devices (to be carried out in link with the development of the national SOC industry)

 

○ Respect, promotion, coordination, cooperation and support of the functions and roles of the existing rehabilitation organizations and bodies of individual countries

 

○ Support will focus on the WRO member countries in an initial stage, and then be expanded to the global level.

 

 

▣ Definition of Rehabilitation

 

○ Rehabilitation involves not only the medical treatment of the physical and mental disease but also the recovery as a social entity or a whole person including functional recovery and psychological, social and vocational restoration. It is the program to assist individuals to come over the various damages resulting from the social bottlenecks so that they may stand on their own feet as sound members of a society.

 

○ In general, rehabilitation can be divided into medical, vocational and social rehabilitation. The word "rehabilitation" originated from the Latin 'Habilitas' or 'Habiitare' which means "able to do or make something suitable". The Latin 'Rehabilitare', from which 'Rehabilitation' was derived, means "gain capacity again" and reintegration of health (Partridge, 1963). On the other hand, Webster dictionary (Neufeldt, 1994) defines the word as "Medical treatment for recovery to good state, or physical/mental treatment for restoration to a good or proper health state, and vocational consultation or training to prepare for employment (for the people with defects or disadvantageous conditions).

 

○ The word rehabilitation was first used in the document issued by American Medical Association in 1918. After the First World War, Mcmurtrie mentioned "the human factors in rehabilitation of the disabled soldiers" in regard to the retraining of the disabled veterans.

 

○ According the definition by the rehabilitation review committee of USA in 1941, rehabilitation is a dynamic process to assist the people with functional disability to keep the human dignity and self-esteem, and live an independent and self-sufficient life to the great extent possible by maximizing their physical, emotional, psychological and vocational potential via a planned rehabilitation program. Through this process and on the basis of the belief in the potential of human beings, the desperate and dependent people can be changed to active and self-sufficient ones to adapt themselves to a new life.

 

○ From this point of view, the World Health Organization (WHO) defines the world as: "Rehabilitation is the process for the people with mental and physical disability to return to the society through the reintegration of physical functions so as to meet the requirements of home, local society and vocation."

 

○ 미국 재활간호협회(1988) defines the rehabilitation nursing as "the diagnosis of the human reaction to and treatment of the actual or potential health problem of an individual or a human group caused by the functional disability or changed life style."

 

 

▣ Definition of a Disabled Person

 

○ The disabled person refers to the one who is subject to significant restrictions in a daily or social life throughout a long period of time due to the physical or mental handicap. (Article 2 of Welfare of Disabled Persons Act).

 

○ The disabled person refers to the one who is subject to significant restrictions in a vocational life throughout a long period of time due to the physical or mental handicap, and who meets the criteria stated in the presidential decree. (Article 2-1, the Employment promotion and Vocational Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons Act)

 

○ The term “disabled person” means “any person unable to ensure by himself or herself, wholly or partly, the necessities of a normal individual and/or social life, as a result of a deficiency, either congenital or not, in his or her physical or mental capabilities.”(Definition by UN)

 

○ Characteristics of a disabled person

 

⑴ Unnatural behavior due to the limited movement, and limited range of experience due to the restricted scope of movement

 

⑵ High degree of anxiety because the disabled person shows the risk of oneself in the form of dissatisfaction and takes the unnecessary concern or social disadvantages in a more serious manner than others.

 

⑶ The disabled person is apt to be the one with chronic dissatisfaction due to the disabilities hard to remove and the social disadvantages.

 

⑷ The disabled person has a high level of tension in the personal relations when compared to a normal person, and in particular the level of tension further rises in case of forming a new personal relation.

 

⑸ The disabled person usually tends to be introvert with a strong sense of inferiority.

 

☞ 《Classification of Disabled Person》 :

In 1980, the World Health Organization adopted an international classification of impairments, disabilities and handicaps.

 

⑴ Impairment : The semi-permanent or temporary pathological state which causes the loss of a partial body and reduction or loss of functionality.

 

⑵ Disabilities : The impediment regarding daily life or employment activity due to damages (or functional loss), which is the result not only of mental and physical damages but also of individual application of such state. Here, the difference in the capability as an individual matters.

 

⑶ Handicap : The impediment in living a social life, for example, the unfavorable social reaction, prejudice, bias and social stigma resulting from functional loss or damages.

 

⑷ International classification (types) of disabled persons

 

Description

 

A specific part (structure) is not normal (Category__Disorder)

A function of a specific part being restricted (Category__Impairment)

The ability to perform a specific job being restricted (Category__Disability)

Restriction in social functioning. (Category__Handicap)

 

⑸ Domestic classification (types) of disabled persons

 

Grand category

Physical disability category

Mental disability category

 

Physical disability Category

External body disorder Sub-category

Internal organ disorder Sub-category

 

Mental disability Category

Mental retardation Sub-category

Mental illness Sub-category

Developmental disorder (Autism) Sub-category

 

Physical disability Category

 

External body disorder Sub-category

Crippling condition__(Items)Limbs amputation, joint, limbs function and deformation disorder

Brain disorder__(Items)Complex disorder due to damages to the central nerve

Visually disabled__(Items)Loss or disorder in eyesight

Auditorily disabled__(Items)Hearing and equilibrium function disorder

Lingually disabled__(Items)Lingual and voice disorder

 

Internal organ disorder Sub-category

Kidney failure__(Items)Under kidney dialysis or transportation of kidney

Heart failure__(Items)Heart's function disorder which restricts the routine life significantly

Respiratory disorder__(Items)The disorder of lung or bronchus which restricts the routine and social life significantly

Liver disorder__(Items)Chronic disorder of liver which restricts the routine and social life significantly

Face deformation__(Items)Chronic face deformation which restricts the routine and social life significantly

Bowel disorder__(Items)Chronic bowel disorder which restricts the routine and social life significantly

Epilepsy__(Items)Chronic functional and capability disorder due to epilepsy which restricts the routine and social life significantly

 

Mental disability Category

Mental retardation Sub-category__(Items)When IQ is below 70

Mental illness Sub-category__(Items)Schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar affective disorder, recurrent depressive disorder

Developmental disorder (Autism) Sub-category__(Items)Children autism and other autism-related disorder

 

 

▣ Overview of Welfare Facility for Disabled Persons

 

○ Residence facility for the disabled : The facility where the disabled people can stay for a while as required to receive consultation, treatment and training services to prepare for return to society, or for a long time for convalescence due to disability.

 

○ Local rehabilitation Facility for the disabled : The facility (e.g., welfare center, medical rehabilitation facility, physical training and exercise facility, group home) which provides a professional consultation, treatment, training service, or the conveniences necessary for leisure and social participation activities.

 

○ Vocational rehabilitation facility for the disabled: The facility which provides a specially intended work environment for the disabled persons who cannot work in a general work place so as to give them vocational training or opportunities to work.

 

○ Chargeable welfare facility for the disabled : The facility which provides the disabled persons with treatment, consultation and training services, and which receives the charge for such services.

 

○ Other facilities

 

 

▣ Key Activities of WRO

 

○ Installation and operation of domestic and overseas welfare facilities (e.g., hospice and rehabilitation hospital)

 

○ Financial support of the rehabilitation treatment of the domestic and overseas disabled persons and patients with a special or congenital disease.

 

○ Support of scientific study and technical development regarding the rehabilitation of domestic and overseas disabled persons

 

○ Public relations, education and issuance of books necessary for exchange of information between the disability organizations worldwide and prevention of disability across the world.

 

○ Other activities as required to achieve the objective of WRO.

 

 

▣ Total Investment during Initial WRO Establishment Stage (3 Years)

 

※Approximately 4,293.5 billion Korea Won

 

 

Ⅰ. Expenditure for Preparation of Establishment (3 years)

 

※Approximately 28.2 billion Korean Won

 

◎ Labor cost : 100 people (yearly average)×3 years×KRW 40 Mn = KRW 12.0 billion

 

◎ Purchase of temporary office building : 2,000 pyong×KRW 2.5 Mn = KRW 5.0 billion

 

◎ Building maintenance and vehicle operation : KRW 1.2 billion

 

◎ Purchase and maintenance of goods (equipment, devices, fixtures, office ware and consumables) : KRW 2.0 billion

 

◎ PR, training, and R&D : KRW 3.0 billion

 

◎ Other operational expenses (including reserve fund): KRW 5.0 billion

 

 

Ⅱ. Site Purchasing Expenditure for the Site (Average KRW 100,000 per Pyong) :

 

※Approximately KRW 120,0 billion

 

◎ Cost of purchasing initial site in the business city (1 million pyong)×KRW 100,000=KRW 100.0 billion

 

◎ Cost of purchasing additional site outside of the business city (200,000 pyong)×KRW 100,000=KRW 20.0 billion

 

 

Ⅲ. Total Cost of Construction (38 buildings, gross floor area of 921,196 pyong) :

 

※Approximately KRW 4,145.3 billion

 

◎ Basis of computation : 38 buildings×80,000㎡/24,242pyong/building(with gross floor area equivalent to 8-story building)×KRW 4,500,000/pyong=KRW 4,145,382 million

 

Key Facilities of the World Rehabilitation Scientific Institute Kombinat will be constructed on:

 

1,000,000 pyong in the Muan business city, and

 

additional 200,000 pyong outside of Muan business city.

 

 

▣ Investment Agreements (MOAs) with WRO

 

Ⅰ. The 1st MOA

 

Ⅱ. The 2nd MOA

 

Muan county, Jeollanam-do province

 

○ Address: 712, Seongdong-ri, Muan-eup, Muan county, Jeollanam-do province

 

○ County governor: Seo Sam-Seok

 

○ Phone No. : (82) 61 454 5110

 

○ Location : The model complex of the business city of an industrial exchange type built in Muan county

 

○ Duration of existence (period of facility construction) : 2006. 10. - 2009. 10. (3 years)

 

○ Required site area : Approximately 500,000 pyong

 

○ Investment amount for facilities : Around 1 billion US dollars in an initial state (to be raised by inducing overseas capital)

 

○ Other matters agreed upon : Total 10 provisions

 

 

▣ Future Plan for Making MOAs with WRO

 

○ Under discussion with "JOHANN CORPORATION PTY LTD" for [Additional Investment Agreement].

 

○ Under discussion for [Agreement on Donation] with Madame ROSE C.ROZZEL/OVERSEAS

      INVESTMENT BANK, LIMITED_INSURED BY Lincoln National Insurance Company.

 

 

▣ Future Implementation Plan

 

○ Effort to enlist WRO as a formal specialist agency of UN

 

○ Securing the human and physical resources necessary for project implementation

 

○ Holding international forums and developing public relations campaign worldwide

 

○ Planning and executing the comprehensive constructions (design, construction, supervision, etc.)

 

○ Enactment of a special regulation on WRO (via proposal to the assembly or government)

 

○ Enactment of WRO charter and an international regulation (via proposal to UN, etc.)

 

○ Encouraging establishment of local WRO organization in individual countries (e.g., Rehabilitation Organization in China, Finland, Indonesia, etc.)

 

○ Layout Plan of World Rehabilitation Organization Kombinat (Draft)

 

1. Kombinat

 

2. Classification

 

3. Building Name (Use)

 

4. Land Area (Pyong)

 

5. Building Area (Pyong)

 

6. Gross Floor Area (Pyong)

 

7. Floors (up/down)

 

8. Building coverage (%)

 

9. Floor area ratio(%)

 

10. Remarks (Features)

 

11. The height (floors) of a building can be adjusted depending on its location (e.g., considering the height limitation of a neighboring airport)

 

12. Give consideration to the construction of 'Chinese Rehabilitation Body' from the perspective of linkage to the China Town in the City and promotion of exchange with Chian.

 

13. Structure highlighting that it is the center of an international rehabilitation exchange broadcasting station.

 

14. A disabled veteran center will be constructed to respect and embrace the men of merit and injury during public military service.

 

15. All the rehabilitation devices (including the rehabilitation science policies and theories) which have been developed and distributed so far across the world will be displayed chronologically.

 

16. 5 pyong×1,500 sickbeds = 7,500 pyong

 

17. Other space =2,500 pyong

 

18. 5 pyong×2,000 sickbeds = 10,000 pyong

 

19. Other medical facilities, etc. = 20,000 pyong

 

20. The playground and outdoor stands is exclused from the building area.

 

21. Keeping the fundamental linkage between space science and rehabilitation science and the combination there of.

 

22. Development of the advanced rehabilitation science and policies

 

23. Pursuit of joint development with the National Defence Economy Strategy Institute and KAIST.

 

24. Enhancement of technology, saving of expenses (in terms of utilization of manpower and information sharing), and nurturing of talents, etc

.

25. Keeping the fundamental linkage between bio engineering medicine and rehabilitationscience and the combination there of.

 

26. Contribution to human rights by developing and supplying the auxiliary rehabilitation devices using natural minerals and fibers; This will be led by the Korea Rehabilitation Technology Research Institute.

 

27. Construct the Kombinat to be a center of trade, finance and banking related to the worldwide rehabilitation, and promote the global marketing of auxiliary rehabilitation devices. (Construction of a global network)

 

28. 12 pyong×500 rooms=6,000 pyong

 

29. Banquet hall and conference room, etc = 4,000 pyong

 

30. 30 pyong (including shared area)×500 households (of the first new construction)

 

31. Shops, etc. ; 50 places

 

32. 50 pyong×50 places

 

33. Hope of investors

 

34. 100 pyong×3 VIPs = 300 pyong/50 pyong×10 VIPs = 500 pyong/30 pyong×30VIPs = 900 pyong/20 pyong×50 VIPs = 1,000 pyong/15pyong×200 VIPs = 3,000 pyong//Other banquet halls and conference halls, etc. = 4,100 pyong

 

35. Actual area of recreation facility construction (except for grassy and landscape area)

 

36. Actual area of auxiliary facility construction (except for grassy and landscape area)

 

37. Area of well-being commercial complex building

 

38. First, the area of the Kombinat will be approximately 500,000 pyong, and it will be expanded to become a large industrial complex as the development of rehabilitation science technologies (utility model and patent registration) are activated so as to accommodate such technologies.

 

39. The project will be implemented gradually year by year to have the area of approximately 500,000 pyong.