Currently WSDF-SWB is implementing “Support to the Water Supply and Sanitation Development in Small Towns and Rural Growth Centres” under the EU MDG initiative, a four year program that commenced on 19th December 2012. The program is financed by European Union (EU) and Government of Uganda (GOU), managed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).
Area of Operation
The programme is focusing on providing safe water supply and improved sanitation to about 350,000 people living in small towns and rural growth centers in 24 districts of Kabale, Kisoro, Rukungiri, Kanungu, Ibanda, Ntungamo, Bushenyi, Mbarara, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Kamwenge, Kabarole, Kasese, Sembabule, Rakai, Lyantonde, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Buhweju, Rubirizi, Mitooma, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Sheema.
At the time of the first call for applications, a total of 368 applications were received. These were sieved and a total of 113 RGCs and STs qualified and ranked from which 75 towns were selected to benefit from the program. Added to these 75 were 6 RGCs which had been selected but not yet implemented in Phase II of the Programme, making it a total of 81 to be funded under Phase III.
Project Summary

Milestone No. of towns Towns
Approved designs 12 Buyamba, Kainja, Kambuga-Kihihi TCs, Nsiika, Kashaka-Bubaare, Katooke, Kyenjojo, Butunduzi, Kiko, Igorora, Karago, and Lwemiyaga
Completed designs 7 Lwebitakuli RGC, Butare-Mashonga RGC, Nyamunuka RGC, Rwashamaire TC, Butogota, Kabuyanda, and Kajaho
On-going designs 16 Kyabi RGC, Nyakashaka RGC, Kijura TC, Rubirizi TC, Kibbuku TC, Kanara TC, Kisinga/Kagando/Kiburara, Kinyamaseke, Kibaale, Bethlehem, Lwamaggwa, Nambirizi, Kibingo TC, Bitooma, Bukinda, Rushango TC
Construction contracts awarded 6 Kashaka-Bubaare, Nsiika, Kiko, Kainja, Buyamba, and Kambuga.
Construction contract awarded for Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants 2 Ishongororo (in Ibanda) and Kasaali-Kyotera (in Rakai).

#Town/RGCNarrativeStatusPartnersBaseline PopulationDesign PopulationPopulation ServedContractor
1KisoroAdvocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
2 Kabale Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
3 Kanungu Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
4 Ntungamo Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
5 Isingiro Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU
6 Mbarara Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
7 Bushenyi Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
8 Ibanda Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
9 Kamwenge Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
10 Kaseese Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
11 Kabarole Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
12 Kyenjojo Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
13 Kiruhura Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,1438,2994,091IDEAL Engineering Company Ltd
14 Lyantonde Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
15 Sembabule Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
16 Rakai Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
17 Rubirizi Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
18 Sheema Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
19 Kyegegwa Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
20 Buhweju Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
21 Bundibugyo Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
22 Ntoroko Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
23 Kabuyanda TC Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
24 Sheema TC Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
25 Rushango RGC Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
26 Kashaka-Bubare On-going
80%
EU, ADA, GoU 9,15916,54210,580 Vidas Engineering Services Company
27 Kiko On-going
75%
EU, ADA, GoU 11,29720,40310,648 Led's Uganda Ltd
28 Kijua Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
29 Karago Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
30 Kyegegwa Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
31 Mpara Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
32 Mijwara (Nambirizi)Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
33 Kaliiro RGC Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU
34 Kanungu TC Advocacies, Call for Applications, and Evaluation
20%
EU, ADA, GoU
35Sanga Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4.1497,494 3,713 HYDROCON (U) Ltd
36Kasagama On-going construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,9959,021 2,164 Updeal (U) Ltd
37Kinuuka On-going construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 6,11811,049 2,372 Awico Engineering Company Ltd
38BuyambaOn-going
10%
EU, ADA, GoU 17,4159,6424,506 Stracon Ltd
39Lwebitakuli Design
40%
EU, ADA, GoU 9,15917,415
40KainjaOn-going
75%
EU, ADA, GoU 9,89517,87210,684 Model Contractors and Suppliers
41 Nyahuka TC On-going construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU BLOCK Technical Services Ltd
42Butare-Mashonga Design
40%
EU, ADA, GoU 14,85751,376
43Kaliiro Design
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 2,469 Turnkey Consults Ltd
44Mpara RGC Design
40%
EU, ADA, GoU 6,11411,042
45Kyegegwa Town CouncilDesign
40%
EU, ADA, GoU
46KakyangaComplete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 2,565 5,5483,065KOMBI Technical Services Ltd
57Kazo TC Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 13,0277,197
48Kiruhura TC Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU
49Lyantonde TC Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 53,35729,479UPDEAL (U) Ltd
50Kyempene Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 8,426 31,85417,599ELMAH Technologies Ltd
51Kakuuto Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,623 14,7688,159NORRKOPING (U) Ltd
52Kikagate Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 5,989 10,8405,989SARIK Construction Ltd
53Kahunge Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 5,135 10,8806,011GETS Technical Services Ltd
54Kabuga Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,202 15,0008,030MUPA Technical Services Ltd
55Rutokye Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,782 12,9857,174AMBRECO Holdings Ltd
56Matete Complete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 11,340 20,52214,754KAROBWA Technical Services Ltd
57Kinoni-MbararaComplete construction
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 3,913 25,58614,136LEXMAN Ltd
58KasenseroCompleted
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 7,255 13,1327,255TEGEKA Enterprises Ltd
59Ntuusi Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,723 16,2149,075DRILLOG Engineering Ltd
60Lyantonde II Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU SUMADHURA Technologies Ltd
61Kinoni (Kiruhura) Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 4,504 8,1524,504ELMAH Technologies Ltd
62Nyeihanga Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 6,02124,66413,627SARIK Construction Ltd
63Muhanga Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 10,643 8,2284,309BLOCK Technical Services Ltd
64Gasiiza Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 9,392 9,1535,057GETS Technical Services Ltd
65Bugongi Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 17,741 32,11117,741MASTERLINES International Ltd
66Nyarubungo Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 9,880 15,4009,880GRAVITY Construction Company Ltd
67Rwenkobwa Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU 5,971 15,4618,542AWICO Engineering Ltd
68Nsiika On-going
80%
EU, ADA, GoU 7,53613,6117,028 Build Base Associates (U) Ltd
69Rushere RGC Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU DACOSI Ltd
70Ruti-Rugando Extension Ohase I Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU
71Makanga extension Completed
100%
EU, ADA, GoU
72Kambuga On-going
80%
EU, ADA, GoU 17,8509,88311,186 MUPA Technical Services Ltd