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Uganda: Toilet Crisis Hits City Slums

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Kampala — Residents in Kampala slums are struggling to cope with life without toilets as the population increases.

Kampala's slum occupants say they have severally asked for a solution but little or almost no response comes from the Kampala Capital City Authorities (KCCA).

The Nsooba East Village chairperson in Mulago III in lower end of Kamwokya in Kawempe Division says there are only five toilets serving more than 3,000 residents.

"We badly need toilets because as people in the ghetto (slums), we don't have a definite number of children we give birth to. You find that once one gets poor, he or she resorts to producing children," Mr Herman Katongole said.

Mr Katongole said the facilities

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