Currently, the main access road (Omabor Road) that connects Kalaki and Kaberamaido remains cut off since 2020 while major roads connecting some sub-counties in the three districts have also remained inaccessible.
Two weeks ago, the group distributed relief food items worth over 39 million shillings to over 3,000 starving persons in the area. Tom Okello, the chairperson of Iteso Welfare Association, says they expect to raise about 50 million shillings during the second campaign that shall be used to purchase seeds and some relief items for the affected community.
It has since been established that unscrupulous individuals were selling certificates to unsuspecting people who wanted to be recruited into the Somalia bound reserve force. They were sold at a cost ranging from UGX 50, 000 to UGX 100,000.