Alfred Okot Okidi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water and Environment says the plan targeted 79% clean water access from boreholes in rural areas, but only 68.7 % was attained in the last five years.
Political leaders, educationists and parents in Kabale district say that the government, through National Council for Higher Education has failed to force tertiary institutions to stop teaching non-essential courses to students who end up remaining unemployed after studies.
A national baseline survey by Sauti za Wananchi Voices of Citizens on clean and safe water recently released by Twaweza East Africa shows that three out of four Ugandans approximately 74 percent have access to an improved water source.
At Lokisile village in Rupa Sub County, Moroto district, both herdsmen from the area and Turkana pastoralists share water with animals at the dam, which is the only water source. The residents use the contaminated water for drinking, bathing and other domestic needs.
The findings indicate that 81 percent of Ugandans feel that the government is not doing a good job of keeping the price of essential goods down. A similar number of the sampled population feels that the government is not doing well at creating jobs and fighting corruption.