Kapchorwa District

by December 6, 2022

The access rates in Kapchorwa vary from 44 % in Western Div Sub-County to 95 % in Tegeres Sub-County. Kapchorwa has 674 domestic water points which serve a total of 109,171 people – 94,079 in rural areas. 114 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kapchorwa has 8 piped schemes.

Access

77%

Rural Functionality

83%

Equity

78

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KBY Kabeywa 110
Kabeywa
Population 110
TGR Tegeres 180
Tegeres
Population 180
KTC Central Div 2,757
Central Div
Population 2,757
KPC Eastern Div 759
Eastern Div
Population 759
KAT Western Div 797
Western Div
Population 797
AMK Amukol 921
Amukol
Population 921
CHM Chema 364
Chema
Population 364
CHP Chepteret 1,525
Chepteret
Population 1,525
GMG Gamogo 962
Gamogo
Population 962
KPS Kapsinda 341
Kapsinda
Population 341
KPT Kaptanya 190
Kaptanya
Population 190
KSR Kaserem 891
Kaserem
Population 891
KWW Kawowo 376
Kawowo
Population 376
MNR Munarya 223
Munarya
Population 223
SPI Sipi 1,229
Sipi
Population 1,229

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 77 %
Rural Access 75 %
Urban Access 95 %

AMK Amukol 95 %
Amukol
Population Served 4,484
CHM Chema 88 %
Chema
Population Served 9,506
CHP Chepteret 55 %
Chepteret
Population Served 2,800
GMG Gamogo 95 %
Gamogo
Population Served 3,937
KAT Western Div 44 %
Western Div
Population Served 10,800
KBY Kabeywa 95 %
Kabeywa
Population Served 6,234
KPC Eastern Div 89 %
Eastern Div
Population Served 12,353
KPS Kapsinda 49 %
Kapsinda
Population Served 4,503
KPT Kaptanya 89 %
Kaptanya
Population Served 8,006
KSR Kaserem 76 %
Kaserem
Population Served 4,350
KTC Central Div 95 %
Central Div
Population Served 15,093
KWW Kawowo 52 %
Kawowo
Population Served 4,450
MNR Munarya 95 %
Munarya
Population Served 6,562
SPI Sipi 95 %
Sipi
Population Served 5,577
TGR Tegeres 95 %
Tegeres
Population Served 10,517

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 77 %
Rural Access 75 %
Urban Access 95 %

AMK Amukol 95 %
Amukol
Population Served 4,484
CHM Chema 88 %
Chema
Population Served 9,506
CHP Chepteret 55 %
Chepteret
Population Served 2,800
GMG Gamogo 95 %
Gamogo
Population Served 3,937
KAT Western Div 44 %
Western Div
Population Served 10,800
KBY Kabeywa 95 %
Kabeywa
Population Served 6,234
KPC Eastern Div 89 %
Eastern Div
Population Served 12,353
KPS Kapsinda 49 %
Kapsinda
Population Served 4,503
KPT Kaptanya 89 %
Kaptanya
Population Served 8,006
KSR Kaserem 76 %
Kaserem
Population Served 4,350
KTC Central Div 95 %
Central Div
Population Served 15,093
KWW Kawowo 52 %
Kawowo
Population Served 4,450
MNR Munarya 95 %
Munarya
Population Served 6,562
SPI Sipi 95 %
Sipi
Population Served 5,577
TGR Tegeres 95 %
Tegeres
Population Served 10,517

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 83 %
Urban Functionality 86 %

AMK Amukol 100 %
Amukol
Functional Sources 27
CHM Chema 100 %
Chema
Functional Sources 49
CHP Chepteret 100 %
Chepteret
Functional Sources 15
GMG Gamogo 74 %
Gamogo
Functional Sources 20
KAT Western Div 100 %
Western Div
Functional Sources 60
KBY Kabeywa 96 %
Kabeywa
Functional Sources 50
KPC Eastern Div 85 %
Eastern Div
Functional Sources 62
KPS Kapsinda 96 %
Kapsinda
Functional Sources 23
KPT Kaptanya 89 %
Kaptanya
Functional Sources 31
KSR Kaserem 100 %
Kaserem
Functional Sources 24
KTC Central Div 86 %
Central Div
Functional Sources 71
KWW Kawowo 96 %
Kawowo
Functional Sources 23
MNR Munarya 85 %
Munarya
Functional Sources 34
SPI Sipi 83 %
Sipi
Functional Sources 40
TGR Tegeres 92 %
Tegeres
Functional Sources 65

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
Tingey                               
 1 GamogoRural4,1443,93795%56%--13-13---------------7714---No
 2 KawowoRural8,5194,45052%42%--14-14----11---------9-9---No
 3 SipiRural5,8715,57795%92%--31-31------314------6713108-14No
 4 AmukolRural4,7204,48495%81%--13-13---------------14-14---No
 5 KapsindaRural9,2104,50349%71%--18-18---1-11-1------314---No
 6 KaseremRural5,7564,35076%71%--15-15---------------9-9---No
 7 TegeresRural11,07110,51795%92%--25-25-------11------40545---No
 8 MunaryaRural6,9076,56295%50%--20-20---------------14620---No
 9 ChemaRural10,8229,50688%96%--46-46------1-1------2-2---No
 10 KabeywaRural6,5626,23495%92%--23-23-------22------27-27---No
 11 ChepteretRural5,0652,80055%100%--11-11---------------4-4---No
 12 KaptanyaRural8,9808,00689%81%--25-25------112------538---No
Total 87,62770,92681800022529254000112921100000013259191108014No
Kapchorwa MC                               
 1 Eastern DivRural13,93012,35389%85%--30131-------11------32941---No
 2 Central DivUrban15,88715,09395%-86%-5-5------1-1------65127739612158No
 3 Western DivRural24,29110,80044%100%--36-36---------------24-24---No
Total 54,10838,2457192860711720000001120000001212114239612158No
District 141,735109,171778386029630326000112103130000002538033350412172No

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
Unknown/GFS88001100000
Surface Water Based/GFS97021400120
Unknown/Not GFS10000000000
Total1815020500120

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