IVI is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the U.S.

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Note to donors:

Donating to an organization in Korea such as IVI via PayPal using a credit card issued by a financial institution in Korea, is not allowed due to banking regulations.

To donate, you are advised to make a bank transfer to:

US Dollar Account

  • Account No : 000079452019670
  • Beneficiary name: International Vaccine Institute
  • Bank: NongHyup Bank
  • Bank Address: SNU 109, Gwanak St 1, Gwanak-Gu, Seoul, Korea
  • Swift Code: NACFKRSEXXX

Korean Won Account

  • Account No : 07917049031
  • Beneficiary name: International Vaccine Institute
  • Bank: NongHyup Bank
  • Bank Address: SNU 109, Gwanak St 1, Gwanak-Gu
  • Swift Code: NACFKRSEXXX

Donate via Mail

Please make checks payable to International Vaccine Institute and send to:

International Vaccine Institute, SNU Research Park, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu Seoul, Republic of Korea 08826

Alternatively, you can donate to IVI via the Korea Support Committee for IVI, a non-profit Korean organization devoted to supporting IVI’s mission, as follows (Korean language only):

  • Korea Support Committee for IVI (국제백신연구소한국후원회)

Why Give?

Everyone has the right to health and wellbeing. This includes the right to access medical services and vaccines, one of the most powerful public health tools available.
IVI is the world’s only nonprofit international organization with the exclusive mandate to discover, develop, and deliver safe, effective and affordable vaccines for global public health.
Join us in helping fulfill our goal of making vaccines a reality for low- and middle-income countries where vaccines are greatly needed. Almost 6 million children under the age of five died in 2015 – the majority of deaths were in sub-Saharan Africa and most were vaccine-preventable. Despite the achievements the world has made in reducing deaths in those under the age of 5 through the UN Millennium Development Goals, young children in the developing world still face death and disability from infectious diseases.
Contribute to IVI and help us save lives.

Our Impact

Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease that can kill within hours if untreated. The disease is usually found and spread in places with inadequate water treatment, poor sanitation, and inadequate hygiene. It is a disease of poverty and often strikes in refugee camps where overcrowding and poor living conditions are the perfect triggers for an outbreak. The WHO estimates there are 1.4 to 4.3 million cases and up to 142 000 deaths worldwide per year.
In response to this public health need, IVI reformulated and developed two oral cholera vaccines, specifically with developing countries in mind. The vaccines were approved by the WHO for global use, and are being used to combat cholera in countries such Haiti, Guinea, South Sudan, Malawi, and Iraq. More than 20 million doses of the vaccine have been administered globally so far.
IVI is one of the few nonprofit organizations in the world supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that has successfully developed vaccine(s) which have achieved WHO prequalification.

What Your Support Means

Vaccine research and development can be expensive, costing millions of dollars, and taking up to 20 years before the successful technology is brought to market.  As a nonprofit organization, IVI relies on grants and donations for its research and operations. 

A donation to IVI can help us in various ways:

  • Support our research to discover and develop new vaccines against neglected and emerging infectious diseases.
  • Support projects to introduce vaccines into communities where they are needed most.
  • Support training and technical assistance for our developing country partners in order to build vaccine capacity, self-sufficiency and sustainability in low- and middle-income countries.

Additionally, IVI is listed as a multilateral institution under the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Contributions to IVI may be reported as Official Development Assistance (ODA) either in whole or in part.

Find out more about us at About IVI and what we do at Our Impact.

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