Ugunja town is located along the Kisumu-Busia highway, 72 km north of Kisumu in Western Kenya. Ugunja town has a population of about 93,372 occupying an area of 212.9 square kilometers. The district is majorly dominated by Luo tribe. Agriculture is the main source of food and income.

Ugunja Community

Ugunja Community

Main security challenges:

  • Substance abuse, availability of illegal alcohol and drugs
  • sexual offences
  • formation of gangs accused of major crimes in Ugunja
  • influx of homeless people and an increase in the number of Street Families


Establishment of community policing and improved public and police interaction


Court Users Committee, Ugunja Police Station, Kenya Land Alliance, Children Office, Ambira Sub-district Hospital, Ugunja Community Resource Centre, Community Policing Group, Provincial Administration, BodaBoda and Matau touts.

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