Water & Sanitation

Uganda: Well-watered?

Archive 29 Oct 2020 | Water & Sanitation

This brief reports that the most common type of water source relied on by rural households is the tube well or borehole with a pump (45%).

Uganda: water, sanitation and hygiene

Archive 9 Sep 2019 | Water & Sanitation

This brief reports that4 out of 10 Ugandans (40%) say their access to clean and safe water has improved over the last 12 months, the same portion as say their access has stayed the same (39%) and twice the number that say their access has gotten worse (20%).

Uganda: Clean and Safe?

Archive 26 Jun 2018 | Water & Sanitation

This brief presents data on Ugandans’ opinions and experiences in accessing water: three out of four Ugandans (74%) have access to an improved water source, meaning one that provides cleaner and safer water.

Kenya: On tap?

Archive 29 May 2018 | Water & Sanitation

This brief presents data on Kenyans’ opinions and experiences of water, sanitation and hygiene which reports that Rural households need on average 45 minutes to collect water, up from 37 minutes in 2016. For three out of ten households (30%), collecting water takes at least an hour and for one out of twenty households (5%) it takes at least three hours.

Kenya: Half empty or half full?

Archive 21 Mar 2017 | Water & Sanitation

Access to water is improving in rural areas but declining in urban locations. At the same time, one in four rural Kenyans spend an hour or more collecting water.

Tanzania: Clean and Safe?

Archive 20 Mar 2017 | Water & Sanitation

There have not been large changes in the level of access to water, particularly in rural areas, over the past ten years.

Half empty or half full?

Archive 26 Nov 2015 hot | Water & Sanitation

Just over one out of three citizens (36%) has access to piped water. The majority of citizens rely on either wells (35%) or surface water (18%), which are generally less hygienic sources.

Money flows, water trickles

Archive 31 Mar 2014 hot | Water & Sanitation

Although five times more money has been invested in the water sector per person between 1999 / 2000 and 2011 / 2012 - there has been no increase in access to water over the same period. Sauti za Wananchi releases this and other recent findings on water in Tanzania.