The Kakindu Primary School is located in the Kiyuni sub-county of the Mubende district and has 315 pupils. In Lira, due in part to the war, people tend to live more densely. But here in other more rural areas of Uganda, people live in smaller communi
The Lukome Secondary School was one of our first projects in the Gulu District of Northern Uganda. The school is located in the Bungatira sub-county. Although the enrollment numbers are often smaller at secondary schools than primary schools, we feel
Although Drop in the Bucket was initially formed as a clean water charity, we quickly became a clean water and sanitation charity, as we realized very quickly that clean water was only part of the solution. The link between education, gender issues a
This School of 2100 was originally set up by the Salvation Army who had later turned it over to the local community. When we arrived the school was without water and sanitation and the children had to walk over a mile for the nearest water source. Th
The well at Mudodo was completed in conjunction with our associates from Australia who installed a roundabout pump on the well. This was our first roundabout pump. The pictures show the roundabout being fitted to the well.
In 2007 Drop in the Bucket visited the Masafu Primary School in Uganda. They had a well installed that had been set up using an old gas pump. The pump was starting to fail and also consumed water at a greater rate than the wells recharge rate. The
The Ongica Primary School is in the Adekokwok sub-county in the Lira district of Uganda. The school has 653 pupils; 314 boys and 339 girls. The toilets at the school were in bad shape, so along with the new well we also installed toilets, septics, a
The Starch Factory Primary School was set up by the local community to educate children living in the IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camps. The UN set up the camps to house refugees from the 21-year-long guerilla war. A lot of the people living h
The Alapata Primary School is located in Alela village which is in the Alapata parish in the Batta sub-county of Dokolo, Uganda. This school has 839 pupils, which consist of 425 boys and 414 girls. Before Drop in the Bucket drilled this well the scho
This Primary School of 719 children is in a very remote location on the outskirts of the Lira District. The School is found in Lira District and in Amach Sub-County. The installed well brought much needed sanitation and water to a hard hit area.
The Alebere Primary School is located in the Lira District and in Barr Sub-County. During our November 2008 trip, we visited the while the well was being built. The drillers had already hit water and were setting on the cement apron the day we took t
The village of Lugazi has a population of over 5000 people. It is located in the Lugazi town council district of Mukono, on The Kampala Jinja Highway. The school has a population of 1500 pupils of which 856 are from the surrounding area, attending sc
Located in the Lira District of northern Uganda and in Amach Sub-County. Akany had only 224 pupils but employed a very dedicated staff with children very eager to learn. The school was in an isolated, remote part of Lira and although we normally don