Are you a young person living in Acholi Quarter? Submit your news reports, you might see your name in print here!
Look out for details of our Young Journalists Club here too. You can also comment on any of our news stories and features. We look forward to hearing from you!
April 6, 2012
Welcome to our new online news site! We will be posting regular reports of news as it happens in and around Acholi Quarter, as well as giving you a chance to say what you think about living here. Last year we produced three newsletters which we printed and handed out to children and adults in […]
April 25, 2012
Can Wat Ronald, a boy aged 11, said young children in the quarter are being stolen day by day and week by week and even some of the adults are being stolen and taken for child sacrifice. He also said, “some of them can take a week without showing up at home, some of them […]
Chanwat Ronald (11) spoke with one of our reporters today about water in the Quarter. “Many people in the quarter take and drink unsafe water but others boil it.” He also said the some of them drink tap water. “Also diseases associated with water are disturbing people in the area of Acholi Quarter and he […]
Recent research done by the editorial team about the problems that are faced by the people in the Acholi Quarter: Many children said that toilets are the biggest problem. Otim Joseph (12) said “People in Acholi quarter like defecating in some of the partly finished houses in the Quarter because they find it difficult to […]
Malaria is a disease spread by a female Anopheles mosquito. It is a dangerous disease because it can kill when not treated. You can reduce the chance to get malaria when you sleep under a treated mosquito net or when you drain stagnant water around your environment. Research amongst children in the Acholi Quarter found […]