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K-Pop Idol Junho Reunites with Ethiopian Child He’s Been Sponsoring for 8 Years at ‘6K for Water’

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After years of overseas sponsorship, 2PM’s Junho, whose full name is Lee Jun-ho, has finally been reunited with Felmeta, the child he has been sponsoring from Ethiopia since 2010.

The two were reunited unexpectedly during the “2018 Global 6K for Water” run at the Ttukseom Han River Park in Seoul, South Korea on Nov. 3, All K-pop reported.

More Chinese and Chinese Americans Are Giving Back to Society Than Ever Before

There has been a massive increase in philanthropic work by Chinese and Chinese Americans in recent years, a new study found.

From 2000 to 2014, the number of Chinese American foundations in the U.S. soared to around 1,300, a 418% increase versus 195% of the general population. Between 2008 and 2014, major charitable contributions of Chinese Americans jumped fivefold to just below $500 million.