UPDATE: Julius Achon returns from Uganda where he monitored progress on new health clinic
In this photo, Julius Achon and Jim Fee of the Achon Uganda Children's Fund, pose with the construction crew at the site of the new health clinic. The new living quarters for medical staff that will reside on-site is in the background.
Julius Achon returned from his latest trip to Uganda, where he oversaw work on the new health clinic he is building for his remote district.
More importantly, Runner’s World has latched onto the story. Julius showed a writer and photographer for the magazine what he has been working on and how much it means to him.
Here are a couple more photos Julius sent from his trip, which help illustrate what’s going on there. Search “Julius Achon” for previous articles detailing his story and his humanitarian goals in Uganda.
A view of the construction project that is becoming a reality near Julius Achon's home in Uganda. The medical clinic will be the only one of its kind within 40 miles.
Julius Achon, left, poses with a group of the orphaned boys he has adopted and sponsored after going for a run with them.