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The Project for Improvement of Access to Safe Water and Sanitation in Kyakarafa Parish, Kamwenge District


1. Project Detail


Health through Water and Sanitation Programme, Diocesan Social Services and Development, Fort Portal Diocese, Catholic Church in Uganda

Amount of funding

US $ 68,816


Rev. Fr. Joseph Musana, Executive Director

Location of the project

Kyakarafa Parish, Busiliba sub-county, Kamwenge District

Items to be funded

Construction of 29 shallow wells, protection of 4 springs, and 3 rain water harvesting tanks

Date of grant signing

9th March 2010


While access to safe water in Kamwenge District is 51%, in Kyakarafa Parish of Busiriba sub-county, the entire 7 villages have only 3 springs and one shallow well. Lack of access to safe water has also caused health problems in the area, including typhoid and cholera. In conjunction with GGP project, the organisation will provide hygiene promotion trainings to the target communities.


2. Handing Over Ceremony


H.E. Keiichi Kato, Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, attended the handing over ceremony at Kyakrafa trading centre in Kamwenge District on 17th March 2011.

Press Release


speech by Ambassador  
Speech by Ambassador   Uncovering of the plaque