An Assessment Of High Population Growth And Development Of Sanitary Facilities In Urban Centres In Uganda. A Case Study Of Nakawa Division

ABSTRACT

The study assessed high population growth and development of sanitation facilities in urban centres in Uganda. A case study of Nakawa division and it was guided by the following research objectives (i) to examine the contributing factors to poor sanitation facilities in Nakawa Division, to assess the effects of poor sanitation facilities to the people of Nakawa division and to suggest way that can improve sanitation facilities in Nakawa division, Kampala. The descriptive survey design was employed to harmonize both quantitative and Qualitative data. A sample size of 50 respondents was determined and used for data collection using both interviews and questionnaires. Data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Scientist (SPSS) and presented in tables in which information was interpreted using themes, explanations, photographs, simple percentages and frequencies. Finings of the study showed that some of the major contributing factors to poor sanitation facilities in Nakawa Division are poor planning as houses are constructed without approved house plans ,poor management by landlord, inadequate drainage systems, congestion and this lead to effects like spread of diseases, flooding, pollution and blockage of drainage patterns. Findings further indicated that there is need to promote community service participation by everyone, collaboration with the private sector and well as evaluation of sanitation policies and stick to their effective implementation. The study concluded that promotion of sanitation is a collective effort and therefore community involvement should be instituted at every level of project development, Better governance from the local leaders and project developers and all stakeholders will help yield sustainable results. Good governance should be adopted by all local leaders and representatives of the area so that they have one mind towards the destiny of solving the sanitation problem once and for all without politicizing the process so as to achieve as sustainable development.

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APA

JEAN, T (2021). An Assessment Of High Population Growth And Development Of Sanitary Facilities In Urban Centres In Uganda. A Case Study Of Nakawa Division. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-high-population-growth-and-development-of-sanitary-facilities-in-urban-centres-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division

MLA 8th

JEAN, TUSIIME "An Assessment Of High Population Growth And Development Of Sanitary Facilities In Urban Centres In Uganda. A Case Study Of Nakawa Division" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-high-population-growth-and-development-of-sanitary-facilities-in-urban-centres-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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JEAN, TUSIIME . "An Assessment Of High Population Growth And Development Of Sanitary Facilities In Urban Centres In Uganda. A Case Study Of Nakawa Division". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 22 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-high-population-growth-and-development-of-sanitary-facilities-in-urban-centres-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division >.

Chicago

JEAN, TUSIIME . "An Assessment Of High Population Growth And Development Of Sanitary Facilities In Urban Centres In Uganda. A Case Study Of Nakawa Division" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-high-population-growth-and-development-of-sanitary-facilities-in-urban-centres-in-uganda-a-case-study-of-nakawa-division