Kapchorwa District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Kapchorwa vary from 47 % in Western Div Sub-County to 95 % in Tegeres Sub-County. Kapchorwa has 763 domestic water points which serve a total of 118,349 people – 102,497 in rural areas. 126 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kapchorwa has 8 piped schemes.

Access

79%

Rural Functionality

83%

Equity

70

Management

95%

Gender

90%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
KBY Kabeywa 114
Kabeywa
Population 114
STC Sipi TC Unknown
Sipi TC
Population 0
SPI Sipi 1,275
Sipi
Population 1,275
KWW Kawowo 390
Kawowo
Population 390
KSR Kaserem 924
Kaserem
Population 924
KPT Kaptanya 197
Kaptanya
Population 197
KTC Central Div 2,859
Central Div
Population 2,859
CHM Chema 377
Chema
Population 377
AMK Amukol 955
Amukol
Population 955
CHP Chepteret 1,581
Chepteret
Population 1,581
KPC Eastern Div 787
Eastern Div
Population 787
KPS Kapsinda 354
Kapsinda
Population 354
KAT Western Div 826
Western Div
Population 826
MNR Munarya 231
Munarya
Population 231
TGR Tegeres 186
Tegeres
Population 186
GMG Gamogo 998
Gamogo
Population 998

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 79 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 79 %

AMK Amukol 95 %
Amukol
Population Served 4,650
CHM Chema 92 %
Chema
Population Served 10,306
CHP Chepteret 57 %
Chepteret
Population Served 3,000
GMG Gamogo 95 %
Gamogo
Population Served 4,083
KAT Western Div 47 %
Western Div
Population Served 11,800
KBY Kabeywa 95 %
Kabeywa
Population Served 6,465
KPC Eastern Div 90 %
Eastern Div
Population Served 13,053
KPS Kapsinda 62 %
Kapsinda
Population Served 5,903
KPT Kaptanya 95 %
Kaptanya
Population Served 8,846
KSR Kaserem 95 %
Kaserem
Population Served 5,671
KTC Central Div 95 %
Central Div
Population Served 15,652
KWW Kawowo 59 %
Kawowo
Population Served 5,250
MNR Munarya 95 %
Munarya
Population Served 6,805
SPI Sipi 95 %
Sipi
Population Served 5,785
STC Sipi TC NWSC
Sipi TC
Population Served NWSC
TGR Tegeres 95 %
Tegeres
Population Served 10,881

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 79 %
Rural Access 79 %
Urban Access 79 %

AMK Amukol 95 %
Amukol
Population Served 4,650
CHM Chema 92 %
Chema
Population Served 10,306
CHP Chepteret 57 %
Chepteret
Population Served 3,000
GMG Gamogo 95 %
Gamogo
Population Served 4,083
KAT Western Div 47 %
Western Div
Population Served 11,800
KBY Kabeywa 95 %
Kabeywa
Population Served 6,465
KPC Eastern Div 90 %
Eastern Div
Population Served 13,053
KPS Kapsinda 62 %
Kapsinda
Population Served 5,903
KPT Kaptanya 95 %
Kaptanya
Population Served 8,846
KSR Kaserem 95 %
Kaserem
Population Served 5,671
KTC Central Div 95 %
Central Div
Population Served 15,652
KWW Kawowo 59 %
Kawowo
Population Served 5,250
MNR Munarya 95 %
Munarya
Population Served 6,805
SPI Sipi 95 %
Sipi
Population Served 5,785
STC Sipi TC NWSC
Sipi TC
Population Served NWSC
TGR Tegeres 95 %
Tegeres
Population Served 10,881

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 87 %

AMK Amukol 69 %
Amukol
Functional Sources 20
CHM Chema 87 %
Chema
Functional Sources 47
CHP Chepteret 100 %
Chepteret
Functional Sources 16
GMG Gamogo 59 %
Gamogo
Functional Sources 20
KAT Western Div 100 %
Western Div
Functional Sources 65
KBY Kabeywa 87 %
Kabeywa
Functional Sources 58
KPC Eastern Div 86 %
Eastern Div
Functional Sources 66
KPS Kapsinda 81 %
Kapsinda
Functional Sources 26
KPT Kaptanya 78 %
Kaptanya
Functional Sources 51
KSR Kaserem 71 %
Kaserem
Functional Sources 25
KTC Central Div 86 %
Central Div
Functional Sources 76
KWW Kawowo 93 %
Kawowo
Functional Sources 26
MNR Munarya 66 %
Munarya
Functional Sources 33
SPI Sipi 82 %
Sipi
Functional Sources 41
STC Sipi TC NWSC
Sipi TC
Functional Sources 1
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 Sipi TCUrban3,679NWSCNWSC-100%-1-1---------------------Yes
 2 GamogoRural4,2984,08395%59%--13-13---------------71421---No
 3 KawowoRural8,8355,25059%93%--17118----11---------9-9---No
 4 SipiRural6,0895,78595%82%--27633------4-4------10313108-14No
 5 AmukolRural4,8954,65095%69%--12315---------------8614---No
 6 KapsindaRural9,5515,90362%81%--20222---1-11-1------448---No
 7 KaseremRural5,9695,67195%72%--171181-1------------7916---No
 8 TegeresRural11,45410,88195%92%--25-25-------11------40545---No
 9 MunaryaRural7,1636,80595%66%--19322---------------141428---No
 10 ChemaRural11,22210,30692%87%--41647------1-1------516---No
 11 KabeywaRural6,8056,46595%87%--21223------2-2------35742---No
 12 ChepteretRural5,2533,00057%100%--12-12---------------4-4---No
 13 KaptanyaRural9,3128,84695%78%--21627------112------29736---No
Total 94,52577,8448281100024630276101112921100000017270242108014No
Kapchorwa MC                               
 1 Eastern DivRural14,44613,05390%86%--32133-------11------34943---No
 2 Central DivUrban16,47615,65295%-86%-5-5------1-1------70128239612158No
 3 Western DivRural25,19111,80047%100%--41-41---------------24-24---No
Total 56,11340,5057292860781790000001120000001282114939612158No
District 150,638118,349798387032431355101112103130000003009139150412172No

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