Kiruhura District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Kiruhura vary from 26 % in Rwenshande Sub-County to 95 % in Kanyaryeru Sub-County. Kiruhura has 1,466 domestic water points which serve a total of 118,940 people – 97,382 in rural areas. 118 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kiruhura has 2 piped schemes.

Access

59%

Rural Functionality

92%

Equity

53

Management

99%

Gender

93%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KSH Kashongi 179
Kashongi
Population 179
KNS Kenshunga 30
Kenshunga
Population 30
KKT Kikaatsi 17
Kikaatsi
Population 17
SNG Sanga 6
Sanga
Population 6
RTC Rushere TC Unknown
Rushere TC
Population 0
AKJ AKAYANJA Unknown
AKAYANJA
Population 0
RTM RWETAMU Unknown
RWETAMU
Population 0
KNY Kanyaryeru 78
Kanyaryeru
Population 78
KTL Kiruhura TC 158
Kiruhura TC
Population 158
KTR Kitura 254
Kitura
Population 254
NYK Nyakashashara 95
Nyakashashara
Population 95
STC Sanga TC 151
Sanga TC
Population 151
RSD Rwenshande Unknown
Rwenshande
Population 0
KNI Kinoni 48
Kinoni
Population 48

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 59 %
Rural Access 60 %
Urban Access 55 %

AKJ AKAYANJA 41 %
AKAYANJA
Population Served 2,895
KKT Kikaatsi 93 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 6,234
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga 35 %
Kenshunga
Population Served 4,905
KNY Kanyaryeru 95 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 8,732
KSH Kashongi 63 %
Kashongi
Population Served 21,141
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 95 %
Kitura
Population Served 19,789
NYK Nyakashashara 49 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 10,587
RSD Rwenshande 26 %
Rwenshande
Population Served 4,023
RTC Rushere TC NWSC
Rushere TC
Population Served NWSC
RTM RWETAMU 28 %
RWETAMU
Population Served 2,646
SNG Sanga 95 %
Sanga
Population Served 5,707
STC Sanga TC 29 %
Sanga TC
Population Served 3,465

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 59 %
Rural Access 60 %
Urban Access 55 %

AKJ AKAYANJA 41 %
AKAYANJA
Population Served 2,895
KKT Kikaatsi 93 %
Kikaatsi
Population Served 6,234
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Population Served NWSC
KNS Kenshunga 35 %
Kenshunga
Population Served 4,905
KNY Kanyaryeru 95 %
Kanyaryeru
Population Served 8,732
KSH Kashongi 63 %
Kashongi
Population Served 21,141
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Population Served NWSC
KTR Kitura 95 %
Kitura
Population Served 19,789
NYK Nyakashashara 49 %
Nyakashashara
Population Served 10,587
RSD Rwenshande 26 %
Rwenshande
Population Served 4,023
RTC Rushere TC NWSC
Rushere TC
Population Served NWSC
RTM RWETAMU 28 %
RWETAMU
Population Served 2,646
SNG Sanga 95 %
Sanga
Population Served 5,707
STC Sanga TC 29 %
Sanga TC
Population Served 3,465

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 92 %
Urban Functionality 93 %

AKJ AKAYANJA 94 %
AKAYANJA
Functional Sources 44
KKT Kikaatsi 100 %
Kikaatsi
Functional Sources 68
KNI Kinoni NWSC
Kinoni
Functional Sources 166
KNS Kenshunga 92 %
Kenshunga
Functional Sources 60
KNY Kanyaryeru 98 %
Kanyaryeru
Functional Sources 59
KSH Kashongi 94 %
Kashongi
Functional Sources 207
KTL Kiruhura TC NWSC
Kiruhura TC
Functional Sources 172
KTR Kitura 95 %
Kitura
Functional Sources 204
NYK Nyakashashara 64 %
Nyakashashara
Functional Sources 96
RSD Rwenshande 100 %
Rwenshande
Functional Sources 36
RTC Rushere TC NWSC
Rushere TC
Functional Sources 96
RTM RWETAMU 92 %
RWETAMU
Functional Sources 49
SNG Sanga 95 %
Sanga
Functional Sources 53
STC Sanga TC 83 %
Sanga TC
Functional Sources 38

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
NYABUSHOZI                               
 1 KanyaryeruRural9,1928,73295%98%-100%---3-327-27231244-43-36-6---No
 2 NyakashasharaRural21,67910,58749%64%-85%------1613297736113102121-1369---No
 3 RwenshandeRural15,5984,02326%100%-100%---1-111-1122-223-32-22-2---No
 4 KituraRural20,83119,78995%95%-67%1-12542911213585631-1112109-109---No
 5 KenshungaRural14,0704,90535%92%-100%---4-411-1144549---16-161-1---No
 6 Kiruhura TCUrban7,388NWSCNWSC-92%100%------72948351---1-1117101271898143Yes
 7 KikaatsiRural6,6876,23493%100%-100%---2-218-1848-4817-17---------No
 8 Rushere TCUrban19,600NWSCNWSC-100%100%---1-117-1762-623-39-916-16357825Yes
 9 KashongiRural33,30621,14163%94%-89%---125174164714621481-17188-8---No
 10 SangaRural6,0075,70795%95%--------931224-24------20-203--No
 11 KinoniRural18,167NWSCNWSC100%-100%---5-525-25129-1299-92-27-7---Yes
 12 Sanga TCUrban12,1113,46529%-83%57%---1-1461033235---437------No
 13 AKAYANJA Rural6,9812,89541%94%-56%----1171837138123426------No
 14 RWETAMURural9,4482,64628%92%-86%---1235-5432456-6-11------No
Total 201,065118,94059929390101551267209332427945785155459508582891630522715968No
District 201,065118,94059929390101551267209332427945785155459508582891630522715968No

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

Piped Water Supply Systems

Type of Scheme/GFSNumber of
Schemes
Functionality of SystemType of ManagementWB in place
FunctionalNon-FunctionalPartially FunctionalPrivate OperatorWSCPrivate/IndividualNWSCOtherYesNo
Groundwater based/Unknown22000200000
Surface Water Based/GFS21000000000
Unknown/Not GFS133000002000
Groundwater based/Not GFS43010201020
Total219010403020

GFS = Gravity Flow Scheme; WB = Water Board; WSC = Water Source Committee