Uganda – 80% slum dwellers lack pit-latrines

CLOSE to 80% of slum dwellers in Kampala lack access to toilets, a study conducted by Action Aid International has said.

The study that was carried out in Kawempe division attributed the problem to inadequate funding by the Government to the water and sanitation sectors.

“It is rather unfortunate that in this era, 79% of the slum dwellers can’t access toilets. This has compounded the sanitation problem,” said country director, Charles Busingye.

Read More – New Vision Online

According to the population census of 2002, there are over 1.5 million people living in Kampala slums.

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