Kasese District

by October 24, 2021

The access rates in Kasese vary from 18 % in Kyondo Sub-County to 95 % in Ihandiro Sub-County. Kasese has 3,308 domestic water points which serve a total of 485,456 people – 339,057 in rural areas. 575 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Kasese has 1 piped schemes.

Access

59%

Rural Functionality

79%

Equity

153

Management

93%

Gender

98%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BGY Bugoye 207
Bugoye
Population 207
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 69
Muhokya
Population 69
KYN Kyondo 186
Kyondo
Population 186
NYU Nyakiyumbu 348
Nyakiyumbu
Population 348
BWR Bwera 1,500
Bwera
Population 1,500
HTC Hima TC 529
Hima TC
Population 529
IHN Ihandiro 324
Ihandiro
Population 324
ISN Isango 672
Isango
Population 672
KSN Kisinga 296
Kisinga
Population 296
KTH Kitholhu 368
Kitholhu
Population 368
LKT Lake Katwe 39
Lake Katwe
Population 39
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC 2,971
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population 2,971
MKN Mukunyu 649
Mukunyu
Population 649
NYK Nyakatonzi 65
Nyakatonzi
Population 65
BHH Buhuhira 607
Buhuhira
Population 607
BWS Bwesumbu 255
Bwesumbu
Population 255
KRS Karusandara 92
Karusandara
Population 92
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC 481
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population 481
KLM Kilembe 202
Kilembe
Population 202
MHN Mahango 728
Mahango
Population 728
RKK Rukoki 427
Rukoki
Population 427
BDV Bulembia DIV 312
Bulembia DIV
Population 312
CDV Central DIV 1,314
Central DIV
Population 1,314
NDV Nyamwamba DIV 958
Nyamwamba DIV
Population 958
MLB Maliba 251
Maliba
Population 251
KTS Kitswamba 152
Kitswamba
Population 152
KYB Kyabarungira 792
Kyabarungira
Population 792
KYR Kyarumba 316
Kyarumba
Population 316
KRM Karambi 1,628
Karambi
Population 1,628

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 63 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 49 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,350
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 44 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 73 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,906
BWS Bwesumbu 40 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 9,836
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 14,803
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,134
KLM Kilembe 76 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,890
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 68 %
Karusandara
Population Served 9,503
KSN Kisinga 62 %
Kisinga
Population Served 17,850
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 17,848
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 18,793
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 64 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,336
KYN Kyondo 18 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 31 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 61 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 38 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,600
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 22,257
MKN Mukunyu 20 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 44 %
Maliba
Population Served 24,121
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 56 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 76 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 57 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 82 %
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 63 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 49 %
Bulembia DIV
Population Served 9,350
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Population Served NWSC
BHH Buhuhira 44 %
Buhuhira
Population Served 9,400
BWR Bwera 73 %
Bwera
Population Served 14,906
BWS Bwesumbu 40 %
Bwesumbu
Population Served 9,836
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Population Served NWSC
IHN Ihandiro 95 %
Ihandiro
Population Served 14,803
ISN Isango 95 %
Isango
Population Served 9,134
KLM Kilembe 76 %
Kilembe
Population Served 11,950
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 95 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Population Served 1,890
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Population Served NWSC
KRS Karusandara 68 %
Karusandara
Population Served 9,503
KSN Kisinga 62 %
Kisinga
Population Served 17,850
KST Kisinga TC 95 %
Kisinga TC
Population Served 17,848
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Population Served NWSC
KTH Kitholhu 95 %
Kitholhu
Population Served 18,793
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Population Served NWSC
KYB Kyabarungira 64 %
Kyabarungira
Population Served 12,336
KYN Kyondo 18 %
Kyondo
Population Served 5,165
KYR Kyarumba 31 %
Kyarumba
Population Served 15,120
LKT Lake Katwe 61 %
Lake Katwe
Population Served 14,204
MHK Muhokya 38 %
Muhokya
Population Served 8,600
MHN Mahango 95 %
Mahango
Population Served 22,257
MKN Mukunyu 20 %
Mukunyu
Population Served 7,518
MLB Maliba 44 %
Maliba
Population Served 24,121
MTC Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC NWSC
Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TC
Population Served NWSC
NDV Nyamwamba DIV NWSC
Nyamwamba DIV
Population Served NWSC
NYK Nyakatonzi 56 %
Nyakatonzi
Population Served 3,300
NYU Nyakiyumbu 76 %
Nyakiyumbu
Population Served 27,277
RKK Rukoki 57 %
Rukoki
Population Served 9,300
RKT Rugendabara Kikongo TC 82 %
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 79 %
Urban Functionality 89 %

BDV Bulembia DIV 100 %
Bulembia DIV
Functional Sources 56
BGY Bugoye NWSC
Bugoye
Functional Sources 197
BHH Buhuhira 98 %
Buhuhira
Functional Sources 50
BWR Bwera 90 %
Bwera
Functional Sources 86
BWS Bwesumbu 79 %
Bwesumbu
Functional Sources 46
CDV Central DIV NWSC
Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
HTC Hima TC NWSC
Hima TC
Functional Sources 5
IHN Ihandiro 90 %
Ihandiro
Functional Sources 89
ISN Isango 92 %
Isango
Functional Sources 124
KLM Kilembe 87 %
Kilembe
Functional Sources 61
KMT Kinyamaseka TC 91 %
Kinyamaseka TC
Functional Sources 62
KRM Karambi NWSC
Karambi
Functional Sources 195
KRS Karusandara 94 %
Karusandara
Functional Sources 31
KSN Kisinga 79 %
Kisinga
Functional Sources 91
KST Kisinga TC 89 %
Kisinga TC
Functional Sources 112
KTC Katwe-Kabatoro TC NWSC
Katwe-Kabatoro TC
Functional Sources 52
KTH Kitholhu 78 %
Kitholhu
Functional Sources 111
KTS Kitswamba NWSC
Kitswamba
Functional Sources 60
KYB Kyabarungira 42 %
Kyabarungira
Functional Sources 34
KYN Kyondo 86 %
Kyondo
Functional Sources 31
KYR Kyarumba 71 %
Kyarumba
Functional Sources 75
LKT Lake Katwe 95 %
Lake Katwe
Functional Sources 75
MHK Muhokya 76 %
Muhokya
Functional Sources 38
MHN Mahango 98 %
Mahango
Functional Sources 132
MKN Mukunyu 90 %
Mukunyu
Functional Sources 37
MLB Maliba 66 %
Maliba
Functional Sources 90
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 31

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 TCUrban18,78717,84895%-90%-343371-1------------771188---No
 2 KyarumbaRural49,39915,12031%72%--2673322411215520------311546---No
 3 Hima TCUrban15,472NWSCNWSC-83%-------2131-1------2-2---Yes
 4 BweraRural20,55514,90673%90%--10313------1-1------75782---No
 5 Kinyamaseka TCUrban1,9891,89095%-91%-16-162-2---628------38442---No
 6 IsangoRural9,6159,13495%92%--2-2------213------12010130---No
 7 MukunyuRural37,4637,51820%90%--12-124153-33-3------15318---No
 8 NyakatonziRural5,8573,30056%73%-100%---617224------1-1------No
 9 KisingaRural28,73317,85062%80%--3-3-11213---------8622108---No
 10 KyondoRural28,1805,16518%88%--9110------123------21223---No
 11 NyakiyumbuRural35,91627,27776%22%--11011---3811145------33112145---No
 12 KitholhuRural19,78218,79395%79%--4919681-1---246------59867---No
 13 IhandiroRural15,58214,80395%90%--66672------4-4------19423996-73No
 14 Mpondwe/Lhubiriha TCUrban60,229NWSCNWSC-87%-4-4---2132-2------55284636---Yes
 15 KarambiRural30,280NWSCNWSC76%--191029------3-3------17351224---Yes
Total 377,839240,79264748810025159310164201514294118590001011,3003281,628996073No
BUSONGORA                               
 1 BuhuhiraRural21,4399,40044%98%--311321-1------------18-18---No
 2 BwesumbuRural24,8659,83640%80%--23831------6-6------17421---No
 3 KilembeRural15,69311,95076%88%--35843---------------26127---No
 4 RukokiRural16,3569,30057%98%--27-27---------------25126---No
 5 KitswambaRural24,644NWSCNWSC91%--1-16-6-11---------53558---Yes
 6 BugoyeRural41,773NWSCNWSC99%--651665161-13-3------1231124---Yes
 7 Katwe-Kabatoro TCUrban7,515NWSCNWSC-88%-5-5----11---------47653334415Yes
 8 MuhokyaRural22,5448,60038%83%--415----22---------34943---No
 9 MahangoRural23,42822,25795%98%--1043107------8-8------20-20---No
 10 KyabarungiraRural19,22912,33664%42%--51318-11---156------282856---No
 11 KarusandaraRural14,0359,50368%94%--1-117118121131-1------------No
 12 Rugendabara Kikongo TCUrban10,1678,31282%-100%----6-610-102-2------13-13---No
 13 Lake KatweRural23,09714,20461%95%--7-72-2164209-9------41-4114-2No
 14 MalibaRural54,59324,12144%67%--442771112325145------4113542-2No
Total 319,378191,876608693035461415384424211533183900000050063563360420No
KASESE M.C                               
 1 Nyamwamba DIVUrban65,865NWSCNWSC-95%-18-18314---314------65368---Yes
 2 Bulembia DIVUrban19,2299,35049%-100%-19-19---------------37-37---No
 3 Central DIVUrban33,595NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 118,68952,788440970370373140003140000001023105000No
District 815,906485,4565979891006421207625796657258275271020001011,9023942,2961,356493No

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