Bare-footed children in ragged clothes line the bustling thoroughfares of the city. Some are as young as two years old, left to sit in the hot sun begging for money from passing strangers. Street children have become endemic in Kampala. Most of these children come from Karamoja, a sub-region in the northeast part of the country.
The districts in this region are unique in their composition and history – they are inhabited by semi-pastoralist groups and characterised by complex issues