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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

Education

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

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Activism

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

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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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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.

10,000

Students impacted by the Wavemaker Program

4,000

Pounds of trash picked up from Edgewater Park

7,002

Number of people with safe water now in Uganda

6,500

Total volunteer hours donated to Drink Local. Drink Tap.

Featured Project

Lwabyata Secondary School

These high school students are very lucky to have progressed past primary school testing to senior school. They spend close to $1000 each year to fill the rain tanks with water from a truck so girls can wash, cook and everyone can stay clean.

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Blog

Cleveland Scene Best of Cleveland – Best Activist Erin Huber

Cleveland Scene Magazine just released its Best of Cleveland 2017 Rankings! Drink Local. Drink Tap. is humbled, and proud to … Continued

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding is being threatened – what can we do?

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) was launched in 2010 to accelerate efforts to protect and restore the largest system … Continued