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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

Access

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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Act

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

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Educate

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.

12,679

Students impacted by the Wavemaker Program

6,861

Pounds of trash picked up from Edgewater Park

24,148

Number of people with safe water now in Uganda

8,311

Volunteer hours donated to Drink Local. Drink Tap.

9462

Number of people that now have sanitation

Featured Project

Bukompe Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement (Sanitation)

In Kyakatebee, people who were living in the forests for many years were displaced as a new forestry company took over the forested land that was home. After displacing many different groups of people from forests, an attempt to help with resettlement occurred, but people were left with broken water projects and zero sanitation.

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Blog

Back to School

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