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We improve water equity through projects, programming and partnerships because we believe clean water is a human right.

How we help

Access

We drive Water Equity. Locally we advocate for clean, safe, affordable drinking water and sanitation services. In Uganda, our credibility lies with our team owning sustainable WASH projects from conception to execution.

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Act

We Engage. Our partners and supporters invest their time, efforts, expertise and offer financial support to help protect what we have and ensure no one goes thirsty.

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Educate

We Educate Locally.Our WaveMaker program builds Water awareness with 4th to 8th graders in the country through multimedia in class or virtual curriculum.

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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.

14,122

Students impacted by the Wavemaker Program

10,229

Pounds of trash picked up from Edgewater Park

26,956

Number of people with safe water now in Uganda

14,526

Volunteer hours donated to Drink Local. Drink Tap.

11,749

Number of people that now have sanitation

Featured Project

Mbale Primary School Sanitation Emergency

New latrines will serve 359 students and teachers and 100 additional church goers. Current latrines are full, cracking and not drainable. They are very dangerous both in health and safety. Two latrines need to be constructed as soon as possible. The cost is $13,500. Please donate using the DONATE button and note FEATURED PROJECT. Learn more about this school on our projects page!

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Blog

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