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Back to School with Lucy Acomo

Like too many girls of her generation Lucy Acomo was forced to quit school in order to take care of her family. She never even learned to read and write.

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The Story Behind the Photo

What’s written on this blackboard alone won’t change her life, but her education can help pull her out of poverty and give her the opportunity for a future she deserves.

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More Than Just Water

The VSLA is a village run system of neighbors lending and borrowing money to each other to start small businesses. The system is linked to a local well and the money is collected in the form of monthly water user fees.

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Lobule Village is now Open Defecation Free

As uncomfortable as it is to think about an entire village with no toilets, imagine how uncomfortable it would be to live like. The people of Lobule Village didn’t have the privacy or comfort of using a toilet and the entire community was living just steps away from their own waste

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A Vision For Giving Tuesday

Four years ago, he and his parents didn’t have much hope for his future. Now he dreams of being a musician, so that he can share with people the happiness he experiences when he hears music.

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Sometimes, It Just Can’t Wait – World Toilet Day

Of course, the most effective way to combat diarrhea and other sanitation related diseases is prevention and the best way to achieve that is through education.

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Rhoda Anayo

Rhoda Anayo is a passionate entrepreneur, wife, and mom to six children, all of whom attend school. Her eldest son is a senior in high …

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Rhoda Anayo VSLA Group Member

Rhoda has big plans for the future of her business. She wants to start cultivating rice in the nearby swamps, which would make her even more money and provide her community with a steady food staple.

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Global Hand Washing Day 17th October 2015.

This year’s theme was “Raise a Hand for Hygiene.” To commemorate the cause, Drop in the Bucket spent the day at the Kudo Primary School in Torit, South Sudan.

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