Uganda - Kawempe Urban Poor Sanitation Improvement Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 04 Jan 2013
Signature Date 02 Apr 2013
Planned Completion Date 31 Mar 2017
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2017
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14022
Commitment U.A 785,713.72
Status Completion

Project General Description

Kawempe Urban Poor Sanitation Improvement (KUPSIP) Project aims to contribute to improved sanitation (latrine) coverage, environmental health, livelihoods, and reduced under five child mortality. This project is designed to offer municipal-supported sanitation improvements, strengthen the capacities of service providers and promote the active participation of the community and private sector in providing and accessing improved and affordable sanitation options. The total cost of the project is estimated at € 1,352,460 and it comprises five (5) components: component 1 is the development of Sanitation Infrastructure. Component 2 concerns Improved Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion. Component 3 deals with Faecal Sludge Management System (FSMS) and will undertake a faecal sludge management study. Component 4 covers the Safe Faecal Sludge Reuse and Management Strategy and will undertake technical assessment of processes of reuse. Component 5 is the Project and Knowledge Management.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to to provide of affordable and sustainable sanitation services to the urban poor in Kawempe Municipality.


The project targets at least 100,000 direct beneficiaries during the 3-year project period namely: 1) Communities around the schools and other public institutions who will have public sanitation facilities installed with hand-washing facilities; 2) Landlords and tenants receiving a menu of options for appropriate household sanitation units to be accessed; 3)The wider neighbourhoods receiving services of a sludge management system. It also anticipates an eventual reach of 200,000 indirect beneficiaries (approximately 50% of the Kawempe Municipality population).

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund
Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)


IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-EB0-002
Other IATI identifier CA-3-A034853001
Last Update 22 Nov 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Uganda