• Nakatembe Primary School

    The Nakatembe Primary School is located in the Mityana District of Uganda.

  • Norah Aligoyi

    Norah Aligoyi is 18 years and is in Grade Seven at Aakum Primary School in Katakwi district of Eastern Uganda. She has one brother and one sister. They all walk about one mile each day to get to their school. …

    Ngor Garang Tong

    Ngor Garang Tong is a 5th grader at Salva Kiir Primary School, in Aweil Town, which is in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. His school is one of several in the area where we have recently worked on projects. …

    Juliette Alum

    Juliette Alum is 18 years old and attends Omoro Secondary School, in Alebtong, Uganda. She hopes to be a teacher one day. Juliette is thankful for her many opportunities, as she realizes that most girls in her culture do not …

    Charity Atem

    Charity Atem is 16 years old and is a student at the Alela Modern Primary School in northern Uganda. Drop in the Bucket has been working at the Alela Modern Primary School for several years now and has spent time …

    Kenyi Openi

    Kenyi Openi is 14 years old. He has three brothers and one sister, and is in 7th grade at Jalimo Orphanage Primary School, in South Sudan. Kenyi says that the well Drop in the Bucket drilled has changed his life.  Before the well, his family was …

    Nambi Masitulah

    Nambi Masitulah is in class P6 at the Makonzi Boarding School which is in the Mubende district of western Uganda. When we first met Nambi, she was drinking from this water hole. Before the new well, all of the pupils at the school were …

  • Day Middle School Temecula & Skyetime

    Students from the Day Middle School in Temecula, CA decided to help children in Africa gain access to clean water after learning about the water crisis from Skye McNeil, founder of the website Skyetime.com. She explained that children in Africa …

    The Wheatlands Elementary School

    In February students at the Wheatlands Elementary School in Aurora, IL held a to raise money help build a well for a school in Africa. Throughout the year the school had been practicing acts of kindness and had made several …

    Ellie built a well

    6 year old Ellie was shocked to hear that children in Africa did not have clean water, so she went to her school and asked them if they could help her get a well built. With a little help from …

    Hannah and Sam

    Hannah and her friend Sam are freshmen in high school. They recently sold hundreds of bracelets around their school and community and raised almost $1,000. The bracelets said “Mina Nika” which is the zulu translation for “I Give”.

    A whole lot of change

    The student Council and Penny Harvest Committee from the for Excellence collected funds for a Penny Harvest campaign and raised $500 for Drop in the Bucket. The students fervently collected loose change from classrooms and then developed a round table forum …

    Storm’s Lemonade Stand

    Storm heard about the water crisis from members of his family that were planning fundraising ideas and decided that he wanted to help too, so he started Storm’s Drop in the Bucket Lemonade Stand! $1/Cup $1/water. Storm said “I am …

    Max’s Birthday Fundraiser

    For his Birthday, Seven year old Max wanted to do something to help children in Africa. He also wanted to make sure he and all his friends had fun, so they found a laser tag facility and booked the party …


    There’s no age limit on having a big heart. Six year old Megan from New York heard about the water crisis in Africa and wanted to help. Megan held sponsored read-a-thons amongst other things and managed to raise $1000 all …

    Miriam’s Birthday Wish

    For Miriam’s 8th birthday she decided that instead of gifts she would ask her friends to help children in Africa,so she sent out an invitation with this written on it; Please don’t bring a gift for me – We will …


    A little bit of change can go a long way… Never take for granted the power of change. Eight year old Brayden of Colorado collected and donated all of his change to Drop in the Bucket. “I want to help …

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