Kitagwenda District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Kitagwenda vary from 61 % in Nyabbani Sub-County to 95 % in Kicheche Sub-County. Kitagwenda has 1,004 domestic water points which serve a total of 168,304 people – 168,304 in rural areas. 246 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.

Access

84%

Rural Functionality

75%

Equity

82

Management

68%

Gender

53%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MHY Mahyoro 387
Mahyoro
Population 387
KNR Kanara 111
Kanara
Population 111
KCH Kicheche 354
Kicheche
Population 354
NTR Ntara 390
Ntara
Population 390
NYB Nyabbani 339
Nyabbani
Population 339
BHN Buhanda 427
Buhanda
Population 427

Population figures are projections to the above mentioned date based on UBOS census 2014 and district growth rates. Population density is calculated on land area only. Boundaries reflect the preliminary status only.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 84 %
Rural Access 84 %
Urban Access Unknown

BHN Buhanda 95 %
Buhanda
Population Served 31,872
KCH Kicheche 95 %
Kicheche
Population Served 34,998
KNR Kanara 84 %
Kanara
Population Served 16,142
MHY Mahyoro 69 %
Mahyoro
Population Served 28,284
NTR Ntara 95 %
Ntara
Population Served 38,125
NYB Nyabbani 61 %
Nyabbani
Population Served 18,884

Access to safe water is the ratio of people served by a safe water point and piped water supply to the total population.
The calculation is based on an estimated number of people per water point type. Maximum access rate can be 95%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 84 %
Rural Access 84 %
Urban Access Unknown

BHN Buhanda 95 %
Buhanda
Population Served 31,872
KCH Kicheche 95 %
Kicheche
Population Served 34,998
KNR Kanara 84 %
Kanara
Population Served 16,142
MHY Mahyoro 69 %
Mahyoro
Population Served 28,284
NTR Ntara 95 %
Ntara
Population Served 38,125
NYB Nyabbani 61 %
Nyabbani
Population Served 18,884

Access to safe water is the ratio of people served by a safe water point and piped water supply to the total population.
The calculation is based on an estimated number of people per water point type. Maximum access rate can be 95%.

Functionality of Point Water Sources

60 % 80 %
70 % 90 %
Rural Functionality 75 %
Urban Functionality Unknown

BHN Buhanda 65 %
Buhanda
Functional Sources 123
KCH Kicheche 94 %
Kicheche
Functional Sources 325
KNR Kanara 74 %
Kanara
Functional Sources 49
MHY Mahyoro 69 %
Mahyoro
Functional Sources 82
NTR Ntara 62 %
Ntara
Functional Sources 120
NYB Nyabbani 65 %
Nyabbani
Functional Sources 59

Functionality is the ratio of functional water sources to all water sources. Sources not operating for five or more years are assumed to be abandoned, and hence are not included in the calculation.

People served per technology

Reasons for non-functionality

Type of Management

Source of Funding

District Water Supply Summary

Sub-CountyUrban/
Rural
PopulationPopulation
Served
AccessFunctionalityPoint Water SourcesPiped Water Systems
Protected
springs
Shallow wellsDeep boreholesRainwater
harvesting tanks
DamsValley
tanks
PSP/Kiosk, Tap standsYTHHICNWSC
RUWfPFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTot
KITAGWENDA                               
 1 KanaraRural19,11616,14284%74%--7916346403-3527------------No
 2 NtaraRural40,13238,12595%62%--25194466431095-510313------14923--7No
 3 BuhandaRural33,54931,87295%65%--493180271441---538------421860---No
 4 MahyoroRural40,76528,28469%69%--5495028782-212214------13316---No
 5 NyabbaniRural30,76318,88461%65%--1992817133054910414------8210---No
 6 KichecheRural36,84034,99895%94%--652678192-27-7------24317260---No
Total 201,165168,304847500170742442021053071742149146300000032049369007No
District 201,165168,304847500170742442021053071742149146300000032049369007No

F = Functional; NF = Non-Functional; Tot = Total; YT = Yard Tap; HH = Household Connections; IC = Institutional Connections