Children sleeping in the ‘Ark’ in Gulu, Northern Uganda. There is no large-scale aid work helping the children who sleep out in the streets, local NGO’s give their services for free to help children find shelter for the evening. They flee the villages in the late afternoon to avoid abduction and death at the hands of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) up to 25,000 children sleep outside in Gulu town each evening. Nearly 9000 children have been abducted in the past 12 months. After sleeping the night outside in the wet, cold, open-air bus station they rise at 4am to start the 10-20km walk back to their villages.