A couple has abandoned a family of eight children in Kodokoto village, Mukongoro subcounty in Kumi district.
The couple only identified as Emorut and Rukia abandoned their family leaving a 20 year old girl who is struggling to fend for her siblings.
Francis Isudo the area LC 1 the children are currently helpless and struggling to meet basic needs.
Esther Apolot the elder daughter says her mother disappeared from home after picking up a quarrel with her father. She says she is not known. According to Apolot her father is reportedly camped in Hatari in Sebei fishing