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
Our first well in Mozambique was in a remote village called Maguezane. After a cholera outbreak had killed almost a third of the village’s inhabitants in just a year, we knew we had to do something fast. The villagers were quick to form a water commi
Our well at Lira Secondary School was commissioned in January 2008 and completed in March 2008. It was the first complete system installed by our drillers without present supervision from any member of Drop in the Bucket. We feel like they performed
The Ayile Primary School has 519 pupils and is also located in a very remote part of the Aromo Sub-County in the Lira district. The school feels very strongly that with a well in place, the enrollment will increase significantly. This has certainly b
Located in Erute in the Lira District of northern Uganda, Ateri Primary School had 727 children without access to clean water. Since the well’s installation in March of 2008, school enrollment has gone up significantly.
The well at the Alworo Primary School of 593 children was completed in February 2008. The toilets, septics, hand-washing station, roundabout pump and underground reservoir tank soon followed. This was also the first school at which we upgraded the do
Our good friend Robinah set up a nursery school named after her father in Imanyiro. She also runs a Primary school in the Jinja area, but “Pop’s Place” in Imanyiro is a particularly great school. Rather than trying to educate hungry children, Robinah
The Ayito Primary School is located in Lira District and in Amach Sub-County. This school of 1153 children was our first project in the Lira district of northern Uganda. The well was completed in early 2007.
The Kakoni Primary School is a Government Sponsored School. The School is found in Kiruhura District and in Buremba Sub-County. This was a small Primary School in a village of 400 adults. The well was commissioned in October 2006 and completed in Nov
In October 2006, we broke ground on our first well project, located in the small village of Wairasa in the Mayuge District of Uganda. The village has a 1200 person population and relies on sugar cane as a main industry source. The average walk to the