Kasese District

by February 28, 2024

The access rates in Kasese vary from 17 % in Kyondo Sub-County to 95 % in Ihandiro Sub-County. Kasese has 3,391 domestic water points which serve a total of 504,652 people – 353,956 in rural areas. 494 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kasese has 1 piped schemes.

Access

59%

Rural Functionality

83%

Equity

151

Management

95%

Gender

96%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BGY Bugoye 218
Bugoye
Population 218
KST Kisinga TC Unknown
Kisinga TC
Population 0
KMT Kinyamaseka TC Unknown
Kinyamaseka TC
Population 0
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC Unknown
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population 0
MHK Muhokya 73
Muhokya
Population 73
KYN Kyondo 195
Kyondo
Population 195
NYU Nyakiyumbu 366
Nyakiyumbu
Population 366
LKT Lake Katwe 41
Lake Katwe
Population 41
MLB Maliba 264
Maliba
Population 264
KTS Kitswamba 160
Kitswamba
Population 160
KYB Kyabarungira 832
Kyabarungira
Population 832
BWR Bwera 1,576
Bwera
Population 1,576
IHN Ihandiro 341
Ihandiro
Population 341
KSN Kisinga 312
Kisinga
Population 312
KTH Kitholhu 387
Kitholhu
Population 387
MHN Mahango 765
Mahango
Population 765
MKN Mukunyu 682
Mukunyu
Population 682
KRS Karusandara 97
Karusandara
Population 97
CDV Central DIV 1,381
Central DIV
Population 1,381
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 505
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population 505
KLM Kilembe 213
Kilembe
Population 213
RKK Rukoki 449
Rukoki
Population 449
NYK Nyakatonzi 69
Nyakatonzi
Population 69
ISN Isango 706
Isango
Population 706
BHH Buhuhira 638
Buhuhira
Population 638
BDV Bulembia DIV 328
Bulembia DIV
Population 328
NDV Nyamwamba DIV 1,007
Nyamwamba DIV
Population 1,007
KYR Kyarumba 332
Kyarumba
Population 332
KRM Karambi 1,711
Karambi
Population 1,711
BWS Bwesumbu 268
Bwesumbu
Population 268
HTC Hima TC 556
Hima TC
Population 556
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC 3,122
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population 3,122

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 58 %
Urban Access 62 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 49 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,950
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 42 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 75 %
Bwera
Population Served 16,106
BWS Bwesumbu 44 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 11,386
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 15,559
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,601
KLM Kilembe 72 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,986
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 95 %
Karusandara
Population Served 14,014
KSN Kisinga 60 %
Kisinga
Population Served 18,150
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 18,760
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 19,752
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 62 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,536
KYN Kyondo 17 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 29 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 59 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 37 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,750
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 23,394
MKN Mukunyu 19 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 45 %
Maliba
Population Served 26,021
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 54 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 72 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 54 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 78 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population Served 8,312

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 58 %
Urban Access 62 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 49 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,950
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 42 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 75 %
Bwera
Population Served 16,106
BWS Bwesumbu 44 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 11,386
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 15,559
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,601
KLM Kilembe 72 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,986
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 95 %
Karusandara
Population Served 14,014
KSN Kisinga 60 %
Kisinga
Population Served 18,150
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 18,760
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 19,752
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 62 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,536
KYN Kyondo 17 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 29 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 59 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 37 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,750
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 23,394
MKN Mukunyu 19 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 45 %
Maliba
Population Served 26,021
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 54 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 72 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 54 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 78 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Population Served 8,312

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 90 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 100 %
Bulembia DIV
Functional Sources 60
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Functional Sources 197
BHH Buhuhira 98 %
Buhuhira
Functional Sources 50
BWR Bwera 96 %
Bwera
Functional Sources 100
BWS Bwesumbu 83 %
Bwesumbu
Functional Sources 58
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Functional Sources 4
IHN Ihandiro 96 %
Ihandiro
Functional Sources 95
ISN Isango 96 %
Isango
Functional Sources 134
KLM Kilembe 88 %
Kilembe
Functional Sources 58
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 90 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Functional Sources 65
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Functional Sources 245
KRS Karusandara 96 %
Karusandara
Functional Sources 54
KSN Kisinga 96 %
Kisinga
Functional Sources 111
KST Kisinga TC 93 %
Kisinga TC
Functional Sources 119
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Functional Sources 52
KTH Kitholhu 79 %
Kitholhu
Functional Sources 111
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Functional Sources 61
KYB Kyabarungira 43 %
Kyabarungira
Functional Sources 35
KYN Kyondo 88 %
Kyondo
Functional Sources 30
KYR Kyarumba 72 %
Kyarumba
Functional Sources 75
LKT Lake Katwe 95 %
Lake Katwe
Functional Sources 75
MHK Muhokya 83 %
Muhokya
Functional Sources 45
MHN Mahango 98 %
Mahango
Functional Sources 140
MKN Mukunyu 90 %
Mukunyu
Functional Sources 37
MLB Maliba 68 %
Maliba
Functional Sources 98
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Functional Sources 560
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Functional Sources 89
NYK Nyakatonzi 73 %
Nyakatonzi
Functional Sources 8
NYU Nyakiyumbu 22 %
Nyakiyumbu
Functional Sources 38
RKK Rukoki 98 %
Rukoki
Functional Sources 52
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 100 %
Rugendabara Kikongo TC
Functional Sources 41

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
BUKONJO                                
 1 Kisinga TCUrban19,74718,76095%-93%-372391-1------------81788---No
 2 KyarumbaRural51,92215,12029%72%--2673321311215520------311546---No
 3 Hima TCUrban16,262NWSCNWSC-67%-------1231-1------2-2---Yes
 4 BweraRural21,60516,10675%96%--11213------1-1------88290---No
 5 Kinyamaseka TCUrban2,0911,98695%-90%-16-162-2---8-8------39746---No
 6 IsangoRural10,1069,60195%96%--2-2------213------1305135---No
 7 MukunyuRural39,3777,51819%90%--12-124153-33-3------15318---No
 8 NyakatonziRural6,1563,30054%73%-100%---617224------1-1------No
 9 KisingaRural30,20118,15060%96%--3-31-13-3---------1045109---No
 10 KyondoRural29,6205,16517%88%--9110------123------20121---No
 11 NyakiyumbuRural37,75127,27772%22%--11011---3811145------33112145---No
 12 KitholhuRural20,79219,75295%79%--4919681-1---246------59665---No
 13 IhandiroRural16,37815,55995%96%--69372------4-4------22123996-73No
 14 Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TCUrban63,305NWSCNWSC-87%-4-4---2132-2------55284636---Yes
 15 KarambiRural31,827NWSCNWSC95%--24529------3-3------2189227---Yes
Total 397,140249,87663818810026349312173201514294316590001011,3942571,651996073No
BUSONGORA                               
 1 BuhuhiraRural22,5349,40042%98%--311321-1------------18-18---No
 2 BwesumbuRural26,13511,38644%83%--27835------6-6------25429---No
 3 KilembeRural16,49411,95072%88%--34741---------------24125---No
 4 RukokiRural17,1919,30054%98%--27-27---------------25126---No
 5 KitswambaRural25,903NWSCNWSC91%--1-16-6112---------53558---Yes
 6 BugoyeRural43,907NWSCNWSC99%--651665161-13-3------1231124---Yes
 7 Katwe-Kabatoro TCUrban7,899NWSCNWSC-88%-5-5----11---------47653334415Yes
 8 MuhokyaRural23,6968,75037%83%--617----22---------39645---No
 9 MahangoRural24,62523,39495%98%--1043107------8-8------28-28---No
 10 KyabarungiraRural20,21112,53662%43%--61319-11---156------282856---No
 11 KarusandaraRural14,75214,01495%96%--1-117118351361-1------------No
 12 Rugendabara Kikongo TCUrban10,6868,31278%-100%-1-16-610-102-2------22-2210-1No
 13 Lake KatweRural24,27714,20459%95%--7-72-2164209-9------41-4114-2No
 14 MalibaRural57,38126,02145%68%--472976112325134------4612582-2No
Total 335,691201,988608793036263425384426611773183900000051964583360420No
KASESE M.C                               
 1 Nyamwamba DIVUrban69,229NWSCNWSC-95%-18-18314---314------65368---Yes
 2 Bulembia DIVUrban20,2119,95049%-100%-19-19---------------41-41---No
 3 Central DIVUrban35,312NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 124,75252,788420970370373140003140000001063109000No
District 857,583504,65259839010066211277458866812510677251020001012,0193242,3431,356493No

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/GFS11000001000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS10000001000
Surface Water Based/GFS3724112110000240
Groundwater based/GFS21010000020
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000000020
Total4328113010020280

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