Joon visited Uganda an noticed the piling debt due to the lack of infrastructure and organization in the operations of Ethical Encounters(EE).
Joon paid back the incurred debt through emergency fundraisers and established partnerships.
RUN Children's Home moved to a larger venue, and the number of children doubled from 25 to 45.
RUN Korea Task Force was founded and worked to establish its foundation in Korea.
Eventually, EE was unable to continue its operations due to bankruptcy. Joon had to find a way to bring the academy and orphanage back to life.
Taking full legal and financial responsibility, Joon newly registered Raise Uganda Now Inc. as a nonprofit organization and disaffiliated it from EE.
RUN Academy was downscaled to fully make efforts in RUN Children's Home.