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Inspiring individuals to recognize and solve our water issues through creative education, events and providing safe water access to people in need.

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.

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Activate yourself and our community by volunteering, fundraising, and participating in our events. Get Active!

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We inspire water stewardship through educational programming and projects, including documentary production.

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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

Featured Project

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.

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