A novel public-public partnership between Uganda's national water utility and local government is part of the increasing trend of rural utilisation.
|Title||Novel partnership between NWSC and Kabarole District to provide safe water to communities in hard-to-reach Kabende subcounty|
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Authors||Huston, A, Maramuzi, D, Mugabi, P, Watsisi, M|
|Place Published||The Hague, the Netherlands|
|Keywords||rural areas, Utilitisation, WASH, water supply|
Pius Mugabi of the Kabarole District Local Government, Martin Watsisi and Angela Huston of IRC and Denis Maramuzi, Area Manager of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Fort Portal, Kabarole worked together on preparing a presentation for the 20th AfWA International Congress and Exhibition in Uganda.
Their presentation focused on a new partnership between NWSC and Kabarole District to extend NWSC's piped network to provide safe water to communities in the hard-to-reach Kabende sub county. This novel public-public partnership is part of the increasing trend of rural utilisation. NWSC is extending into more small towns and rural growth centres with a broadened mandate and through the SCAP100 Programme will reach 12,000 new villages during 2017-2020.
Interested in more information on the case of Kabende sub county in Kabarole district and the progress so far? Check the presentation slides.