Just half a century ago, Korea was underdeveloped with inadequate waterworks infrastructures.
But starting with the rapid economic development of the 70’s, Korea has now grown to become the 13th largest economy in the world and is a leader in the IT industry. Korea has been transformed from a recipient country to a donor country within half a century! This astonishing accomplishment is commonly referred to as the “Miracle of the Han”
from a recipient to a donor, 1950s → 2000s