~his research report under the topic “The rate of infant and child Mortality imong the illiterate communities of Nebbi District.” Was aimed at the main bjective of finding out the relationship between illiteracy and child mortality n Nebbi District. It had the specific objective as follows; to find out the causes f child mortality in Nebbi District,to find out the possible solution to the )roblem of the infant and child mortality in Nebbi. The researcher used a ample size of 52 respondents. The research methods used to collect data were is below both structured and unstructured interview were employed the tructured interview helped in directing the researcher and keeping him ocused on the subject. The unstructured interview also helped in soliciting for riore in-depth information. The researcher constructed two sets of ~uestionnaires for the respondents. These questionnaires were closed so as to ~cncrate information free of influence. The closed form of questionnaires were dvantageous in that it is easy to fill out, saves time and keeps respondents on he subject and it is objective. In conclusion, the majority of respondents had dequate knowledge about the nutritional status of children under 5 years. The najoriLy of respondents knew how balanced diets could be ensured and iiaintaincd, but the majority of respondents did not know the importance of naintaining adequate nutrition of children less than 5 years of age. And as uch, half of the respondents stopped breast feeding between 2 — 6 months, the najority of respondents introduced other feeds at between 3 — 6 months, and nany of respondents fed their children between 2 — 5 times per day, implying hat most children were highly exposed to the risk of poor nutrition as they vere not adequately fed every day. The majority of respondents had positive ~ttitudes towards the nutritional status of children under 5.