How we help
We work with local people in east Africa to build safe, sustainable water sources in rural school communities, refugee settlements and city slums.Learn more
Activate yourself and our community by volunteering, fundraising, and participating in our events. Get Active!Learn more
We inspire water stewardship through educational programming and projects, including documentary production.Learn more
What Makes us Different?
We connect with and invest in people. Sustainable–clean- water for everyone can only be possible if we begin with a focus on the individual. At DLDT, we believe that we should take care of the water resources we have and share with those who don’t. We care about human connection and sustainability through all of our programming. We dig deep not only for water in Africa, but with people.
Students impacted by the Wavemaker Program
Pounds of trash picked up from Edgewater Park
Number of people with safe water now in Uganda
Volunteer hours donated to Drink Local. Drink Tap.
Number of people that now have sanitation
Kapindu Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement
The people of Kapindu (IDP) Settlement have water, but it tests positive for high amount of e coli. Gathering water from open sources, people are forced to drink the runoff that enters the water. In addition, the sources are down a steep hill, so it is hard if not impossible work for elderly, sick or youth to gather water.View all projects
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