Prior to the decision, Uganda Police Force provided meals for all officers and suspects at all police stations around Southern region. The meals include breakfast served with porridge and bread and a lunch package comprising of posho and beans. Suspects would also get dinner.
Pupils in Universal Primary Education (UPE) schools in Kabarole district are missing classes due to lack of packed lunch. At Karangura Primary School in Karangura Sub County, Francis Baluku, the headmaster says that since the beginning of the term more than 200 pupils donâ€™t attend classes in the afternoon, because they havenâ€™t eaten food and canâ€™t study on empty stomachs.