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1 UK volunteer and another 57 rainwater tanks

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Since taking groups of volunteers to Uganda over the last decade, we have met a few volunteers who have been willing and able to lead an independent trip. In November 2018 Stewart Clark led one such trip, expanding our operations

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Radio Winchcombe interview

DRIP Trustees Kate & Andrew Herod recently spoke to Radio Winchcombe about how DRIP is overcoming irregular rainfalls, supporting local industries and having a positive impact on rural communities in Uganda. This is all thanks to the vital contribution of

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What’s a DRIP trip all about?

In March of 2016, a team of 7 experienced and new volunteers travelled to Uganda for the 13th year to build 62 rainwater harvesting tanks and educate 62 families in basic kitchen garden horticulture. This trip was the first opportunity

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Combatting Hunger – The Kofi Annan way

“Empowered, smallholder farmers can lift their communities out of poverty and help make Africa the world’s breadbasket. For that they need easier access to markets, credit and insurance, and access to climate-smart inputs and modern technologies.” Kofi Annan The article

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Cabaret Evening – 4th March, Wallasey Golf Club

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Not quite a Quiz Night…

Our latest fundraising event for the volunteers heading out to Uganda in March 2016 is an event at Wallasey Golf Club. “Not quite a Quiz Night” with dancing afterwards takes place on Saturday 16th January at 7.30pm. If you’re interested

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DRIP is holding it’s AGM at 5pm on Saturday 15th July 2017 on the Wirral. Agenda Welcome and Introductions Apologies Minutes of the last AGM / Matters Arising Trustee Annual Report Annual Statement of Accounts Election of Officers Next Steps Any other

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What can you do with: –      2 weeks –      8x UK volunteers –      16x builders –      4x multi lingual translators –      4x Ugandan volunteers Well, you can impact over 700

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A Ugandan adventure, a worthwhile charity, a challenge


DRIP (Direct Rainwater Intervention Project) is a UK-based charitable organization which “provides a sustainable answer to hunger” and aims to “achieve food security through rainwater harvesting and education in a domestic setting”.  Initiated by some incredible individuals who saw a

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