Mohamoud Mohammed, the Executive Director of Horyal Holdings Investment Limited; the company undertaking the sugarcane production project says formal operationalization of the cooperative society follows a successful verification exercise of beneficiaries conducted by government and the district.
Betty Nachugae, a mother of five admits that no woman in Karamoja can complain of being overloaded with work because they are used to it. "We play our role as our mothers did. In fact, we are used to this although women from other regions keep wondering the way we live," she notes.
Meanwhile Harriet Asinduru Executive Director of Young Women Connect a local Community Based Organization in Arua said individual CBOs are now realigning their activities as plan ‘B’ to incorporate the activities of UWONET in their programmes.
The arrest stemmed from a dramatic incident when locals in the area engaged in a physical fight for Money disbursed by the National Resistance Movement party to the village as facilitation to the voters.