“Eliminate Poverty by Building a Strong and Self Sustaining Local Economy within 30 Years”

Mission Statement

“To achieve sustainable socio-economic development through efficient provision of quality services to the people of Masaka district in conformity with national policies and local priorities.

Overview of Masaka District

Masaka District is located in Central Uganda, situated about 37 Kilometers away from the equator towards the south with an average altitude of 1150m above sea level. Its main town is Masaka; the only municipality in the greater Masaka region and located at the road junctions to Rakai, Lwengo-Mbarara, Ssembabule and Kalangala. The District has a population of 320,200 spread across six Sub Counties and the Municipality. It is bordered by the Districts of Bukomansimbi to the North West, Kalungu to the North, Kalangala to the East, Kyotera to the South west and Lwengo in the west.

Word from the Chief Administrative Officer

C Kanyesigye4 userThe District is one of the oldest in Uganda. Originally, it consisted of Rakai, Kalangala, Ssembabule, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi and Lwengo making it once the largest District in Uganda.The District has a rich cultural heritage. It is endowed with a diversity of about 40 ethnic groups, the majority of whom are Baganda followed by the Banyankole, Banyarwanda and Banyoro. But most of the tribes practice Buganda culture. The main language spoken is Luganda and the staple food of the area is Matooke (Bananas).


Message from the Chairperson

Chairman JudeI am pleased to welcome you to the Masaka District Local Government website which is intended to inform the public of our great Masaka and how it has transformed service delivery in Uganda.

Thank you for your interest in Masaka District Local Government. It has never been a more exciting time to join us on this website. Masaka District as an institution is charged with the mandate to provide services to the people of Masaka and has redefined its self through core values and principles; one of which emphasizes openness and information sharing.


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