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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  ❯

Kristina Health Center Opens Its Doors on October 1, 2012!  | 

Kristina Health Center opened its doors to the community and began treating patients on October 2, 2012. As the month of December opens, over 1,000 patients have been seen and treated. Prior to the clinic opening, patients were required to travel, in the best of cases four miles – and frequently more than forty – Read More  ❯