Introduction to M4W

The M4W project aims to improve water and sanitation in rural parts of Uganda by enabling access to information by various stakeholders and players in the Water and Sanitation sector. Using mobile phones baseline and inspection information is collected about each water point using the Ministry of Water and Environment guidelines and standards....
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Non-Functionality vs tech type
Type of technology Number non functional %age
Boreholes 445 29%
Protected Springs 333 22%
Taps 221 15%
Shallow Well 473 31%
Total 1509 24.25%
Reasons for non-functionality
Reason Number %age
dry/low yield 364 23%
technical breakdown 765 47%
Water quality 154 10%
WUC non functional 238 15%
Alternative source nearby 93 6%
Vandalism 93 6%
Issues affecting functionality
Item Number Total %age
Sources non functional and no WUC 608 1844 33%
Sources non functional and WUC 939 5100 18%
Non-functional but no Women in key positions 125 586 21%
Non-functional but Women in key positions 835 4510 19%
Non-functional and no minor servicing 993 3928 25%
Non-functional and minor servicing 478 2563 19%
Non-functional and major service 408 497 82%
Non-functional and WUC not trained 12 27 44%
Non-functional and WUC trained 5 44 11%
M4w Partners