In Uganda each rainwater tank is built by a team of UK volunteers and Ugandan builders and benefits approximately 10 people. Volunteers from the trip in 2018 built a total of 60 tanks in Pallisa and 47 in a new area, Kasese (through partnership working with the charity Discover), helping over 1000 more people on the road to self-sufficiency. Read about their experiences here
Use your skills to really make a difference. This successful programme helps countless people pull themselves out of poverty and start to lead better, healthier and in some cases more financially rewarding lives.
SEE THE NEED
And accept that you can make a difference.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
This is an adventure so there are a few things you’ll need to know.
MAKE AN IMPACT
The adventure starts here…
Nine volunteers from the UK and Canada travelled to Pallisa, Eastern Uganda last month to build water tanks and educate the community on growing their own vegetables. Landing at Entebe airport the team were hit by instant heat and the smell of burnt red…
For the last 10 years, DRIP has travelled to Uganda with a contingent of volunteers to both build and educate. If you need convincing, see DRIP’s geolocation map of operational rainwater harvesting units already set up in Uganda.
We are a wholly volunteer run charity, we run a lean organisation with minimal overheads. We welcome volunteers who can help in the UK support as well as in the field – if you have a skill we can probably use it.