|Below Mt. Kadam in the flat planes of
Karamoja lies a new town and district of Nakapiripirit.
Like most small upcoming towns, Nakapiripirit has varying
issues, among which is low income.
phenomenon comes to Nakapiripirit
|In Karamoja, there is a belief held by
some that when you pour ash on your stool, you will
are community generated
|Charles Drici is NUSAF’s District
Technical Officer in Nakapiripirit District. He tells
The Weekly Observer NUSAF’s achievements in Nakapiripirit.
for the idle youth
|Never before have I seen a town with
idle but busy-mouthed youth, like I did in Nakapiripirit.
Swollen cheeks, filled with green vegetable-like leaves
chewed down with such oomph that one would be hard-pressed
not to believe they were nutritious.
|Somewhere between Nakapiripirit Town
and Namalu Trading Centre is Lobulepeded Primary School.
| Clean water
for trading centre
|River Namalu, one of Karamoja’s
surviving perennial rivers is as famous as it is notorious.
When it floods in the rainy season, lives are claimed
by it and in the dry season its resilience is praised.
furniture and more gains
|Down below the windy road from Nakapiripirit
Town is Tokora, a place one can describe as a nascent
receive special education
|It appears that there is no stone
NUSAF has left unturned, because in Moroto NUSAF has
supported education for children with special needs.
banking increases incomes
|The cereal bankers of the Nakapelimen
Wazees Cereal Banking Project act just as brokers do
on the stock exchange market.
repairing makes a difference
|Asiz Lowot’s life will never be
the same again because of Kitoongoete Moroto Youth Bicycle
gets teachers’ quarters
|Situated in the outskirts of Moroto Town
is Lia Primary School. A school that has been riddled
with insecurity so much so that even members of staff
fear to stay at the school.
and pigs for Moroto Prison
|An old rickety gate opens to a stretch
of cultivated land and quarters. People dressed in yellow
shirts and shorts are moving up and down the compound.