You don’t have to walk far in Gulu to find litter. Welcome to our disposable society where plastic glasses, beer/liquor sachets, plastic bags, milk cartons and literally anything that was consumed seconds ago is thrown to the ground. In fact it is a hard task to find rubbish bins that are accessible! Ironically though, the mess that greets you on the street is a far cry to how clean and sanitary conscious locals are within their homes. Every morning locals sweep inside and outside their modest mud huts or cement houses – they even sweep the dirt road out the front! And they meticulously wash their hands – always before AND after eating – do we in the west do that? It is no wonder I received a cheer from my neighbour when sweeping the verandah, she was probably glad this ‘slob’ from the west was finally taking pride in her home!