They are questioning names that keep featuring on the lists that were verified earlier by the government through the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs as genuine claimants for the compensation that is meant for people who lost livestock and property between 1986 and 2003 in the areas of Acholi, Lango, and Teso sub-regions.
The distribution followed a drive to encourage well-wishers and companies to rescue the communities in Otuke whose lives were threatened by hunger. The drive resulted in the collection of 3 tons of relief food, half of which were donated by Mt. Meru millers.
Social Policy Analyst Prof. Narathius Asingwire observes that Probation Offices are constrained to conduct programs of rehabilitation and resettlement of street children, supporting children under alternative care, sensitization on children's rights, children in conflict with the law and providing food and non-food items to children in remand homes and institutions because of insufficient funding.