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A visit to Kristina Health Center  | 

Julius and I recently returned from Awake, Uganda the home of Kristina Health Center (KHC) – the product of your generous support. Since opening last October, KHC has already accomplished great things, saving and changing lives. I would like to share a few memorable observations. The morning after our arrival in Uganda, Julius and I Read More  ❯

Kristina Health Center Treats Patient #1,000  | 

Last week, Monica, a four year-old girl with fever and chills, was carried—sweating and listless—by her mother approximately three miles from their hut in Awake village to Kristina Health Center (KHC). Upon arrival, Monica was registered and escorted to the shaded veranda outside with her mother until her name was called. She was carried into Read More  ❯

2012 Julius Achon Run – 1,500 Compete  | 

On November 9, 2012, Julius Achon again returned to his former primary school, Orum Primary in Orum, Uganda, where he and a group of Portland-based Nike volunteers hosted the 2nd annual Nike sponsored Julius Achon cross country meet. As in 2011, the event was a huge success; this year’s crowd even larger than last. Competitors, teachers, Read More  ❯