Do you have flash drives lying around your house, in a drawer, collecting dust? Or maybe your company has a bag or box of them in storage?


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Do you have flash drives lying around your house, in a drawer, collecting dust?

Or maybe your company has a bag or box of them in storage?

Here’s the thing: flash drives aren’t an obsolete technology—they aren’t junk. They are vital conveyors of information for millions of people around the world—especially people living in North Korea.

In the world’s most closed society, flash drives are valuable tools of education and discovery. In a society without internet, with total government censorship, and with no independent media, North Koreans rely on these little pieces of plastic. Filled with films, books, and explainers, they are windows to the outside world.

Some North Koreans have escaped their country’s dictatorship and found freedom in South Korea. There, they have established civil society groups dedicated to sending information, culture, truth, and knowledge back to their families, friends, and neighbors.

Human Rights Foundation and Forum 280…

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