Where we work

Bufumira Island Development Association, we carry out our work in the islands of Kyamuswa County Kalangala district-Uganda Africa.

Kalangala District is situated in Southwestern Uganda between longitudes 32o01’ East and 32o52' west and latitudes 0o10' South and 1o00' north. It shares boundaries with Mpigi and Wakiso Districts in the North, Mukono District in the East, the United Republic of Tanzania in the South, Masaka and Rakai Districts in the West. The district is entirely made up of 84 islands widely scattered in Lake Victoria over a total area of 9,066.8 sq. km, of which 432.1 sq. km (4.8%) is land and the rest is water mass.  The district is accessible by road and motor vehicle through Bukakata(an inland port in Masaka district) to Luku(an inland port in Kalangala district) using the Bukakata- Luku Ferry.  Via the Northern route i.e. from Entebbe (Nakiwogo Landing), there are steamer (MV Kalangala) services to Kalangala Town Council (Lutoboka Landing). Kasenyi and Kitubulu landing sites, in Wakiso District, are also major gateways into the district using private means of water transport.

Kyamuswa County is a collection of sixty four (64) islands that are widely spaced. Among which Bufumira island that holds our head quarters is located.

Bufumira Island is a tract of land, smaller than a continent, surrounded by water at high level, with the region font code of Africa/Middle East. It is located at an elevation of 1,133 meters above sea level.

Its coordinates are 0°20'23" S and 32°25'27" E in DMS (Degrees Minutes Seconds) or -0.339722 and 32.4242 (in decimal degrees). Its UTM position is VE36 and its Joint Operation Graphics reference is SA36-02.

To reach to us you use water transport (a boat with an engine). It takes 30-45 minutes on water sailing to semawundo- Bufumira Island where you will walk a few steps to reach our offices.