Residents in the sub counties of Lunyo, Lumino, Buhehe, Busiime and majanji in Busia district, are worried about the increasing numbers of Teenage Pregnancy in their communities.
Girls aged between 12-16years, are already in the child bearing times and the worst of all, majority of these girls are living positively with HIV/AIDS.
While speaking to the chairperson LC lll for majanji sub county, Bwire Benson Pamba, said that around 60% of the young girls in these areas between 12-16 years have at least given birth to fellow children.
Pamba also added that majanji it being surrounded with the lake and the most commercial activity done here is fishing, most fishermen use money to convince these young girls who are ever loitering in these trading centers.
He appealed to the parents to take note and care of their children, otherwise the number about Teenage Pregnancy is on an increase.