RUBANDA DISTRICT HQRS OPERATING WITHOUT TOILETS
BY VANANSIO KAKOGOSO
The staff members at the newly created district of Rubanda are
struggling to operate without toilets.
Rubanda district was curved out of Kabale district effective 1st July
this year. It was housed in the dilapidated buildings and toilets of
greater Rubanda County that were built in 1950’s. The workers say that
it becomes hard to access the sanitary facilities which are vital.
One of the workers, who preferred anonymity to protect his job, says
that sometimes they walk about 500metres to near Mulore trading centre
to ease themselves in private toilets.
He says that this has left them with difficulties especially those
without speed to run to those toilets. He also adds those who access
some of the available toilets risk, since any time it can fall.
Another staff who also preferred anonymity says that people who access
services, whenever they ask for places of inconvenience they tend to
The Rubanda district Principle Assistant Secretary Bernard Kasangaki
admits that the district has a toilet crisis and the one available doesnot
meet the required standards.
He however says that district has received money to construct new
toilets and they already have bills of quantities.