The girl was ejected out of her home, by her own mother, a week ago upon learning that her father was responsible for her three months pregnancy. The girl then wandered from her parent's home in Kitula to the neighbouring village of Bubira-Kalumbya where she was picked up by Resty Namaganda, a member of the Village Health Team.
The Health Centre in charge Olivia Kato notes that their current location has very poor sanitary facilities, yet its location is not friendly because they have to endure dust during the dry season and flooding during the rainy season. As a result, she adds, they have lost medicines valued in millions of Shillings to such environmental hazards.
According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.