Our Ripple Communities

Working with you, We are the Ripple. For WATR, we selected Drink Local Drink Tap as a preferred charitable partner, supporting them on their mission. Working within communities in need of clean water, they find sustainable solutions to keep children in school and keep families healthy.

the ripple effect

  • Ttama

    Ttama is the newest project for WATR. We will donate funds to DLDT who will work with the community to construct and implement a Borehole Air Drilled system for Clean Water. The project will service Ttama Primary School and the surrounding community, supporting over 900 students and over 1100 total members of the community.

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  • Katiiti

    Katiiti was our first community ever supported! The village of Katiiti is home to more than 1,500 individuals with a surrounding population of more than 2,000. Previously, the community had fetched water from a spring well more than 2 miles from the center of the village.

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  • Kasoozo

    Kasoozo was our second community supported and the completion of this well was in partnership with the students of East Canton School District in Osnaburg Township, Ohio! The village of Kasoozo is home to more than 1,000 individuals with a surrounding population of more than 500.

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  • Gobero

    Gobero was our third community supported and the completion of this well was in partnership with the students of Terrace Park Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio! The village of Gobero is home to more than 2,500 individuals with a surrounding population of more than 2,000.

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  • St. Matthew’s Preparatory School

    St. Matthew’s was built out of necessity during Covid-19 as many children were unable to attend school. In less than a year, Robinson and his team built a school from the ground up and enrolled more than 100 students. However, they lacked quite a few necessities, including water.

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  • St. Joseph’s Aid Society

    St. Joseph’s Aid Society is an organization with an aim of providing a quality education to orphaned and vulnerable children. This well has more than three different points of dispersion where the children of St. Joseph can access clean water!

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  • Ssunga Health Center

    The Ssunga Health Center well is solar powered and pumps over 5,000 liters of water per hour. This water supports a Health Center (hospital), a school, a church, and a community. There are more than 15,000 seeing a safer quality of life from this partnership.

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  • Beautiful Feet Orphanage

    Beautiful Feet Orphanage is an organization with an aim of providing a quality education to orphaned and vulnerable children. The borehole well that we have drilled together is able to produce more than 10,000 liters per hour

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  • Kyegobo

    Kyegobo is a community filled with life and love. As a community that relied primarily on rain water for drinking even during the dry months, Kyegobo rejoiced at the site of their new well. The village of Kyegobo is home to more than 2,000 individuals

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  • Mpegwe

    The Mpegwe well actually serves three surrounding communities. The completion of this well was in partnership Xavier University and in memory of the class of 2022 as each senior walked away with both a diploma and a Ripple bottle on graduation day! The village of Gobero is home to more than 2,500 individuals

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  • Bbembe

    Bbembe was a difficult yet rewarding project! We were forced to drill more than 3 holes even with the support of hydrogeological surveys before we ultimately found water. The completion of this well was in partnership with Morgan Engineering in Alliance, Ohio!

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  • St. Edwards College

    St. Edwards is a secondary school with an aim of providing a quality education as well as a home to orphaned and vulnerable children. Previously, the school relied solely on a hand pump well. The children would travel more than a mile through the jungle to collect water from a hole in the ground

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  • St. Pius Secondary School

    The children would travel more than a mile to collect water from another hand pump well. Now this well we have drilled provides consistent clean water to the school and multiple hand washing stations around the facility. The borehole well that we have drilled together is able to produce more than 5,000 liters per hour

  • Holy Cross Secondary School

    Holy Cross Secondary School is an organization with an aim of providing a quality education to children between the ages of 12-18. Previously, the school children had fetched water from a spring well more than 2 miles from the center of the village. The spring well was located at the bottom of a hill, increasing the likelihood of waterborne illnesses

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  • Kabaagano

    Kabaagano’s well has been completed and is in use as of September, 2022. Kabaagano is home to more than 1,000 individuals with a surrounding population of more than 500. Previously, the community journeyed more than 3 miles into the jungle to fetch water from a spring well shared with wild animals.

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  • St. Bruno Secondary School

    St. Bruno’s well was finished as of September, 2022. Our team has visited the school and witnessed the drilling as shown in the picture. This well is being drilled in partnership with Proctor and Gamble.

  • Jjalamba Secondary School

    We’ve received the funding necessary for the completion of this project and are awaiting a geological survey followed by the drilling process.

  • Bulo Secondary School

    We’ve received the funding necessary for the completion of this project and are awaiting a geological survey followed by the drilling process. There are less than 50 drilling trucks within the country of Uganda, making this process tedious and extended at times. This well is being built in partnership with Proctor and Gamble!

  • St. Matthew’s Preparatory School

    We have received funding from our partners at Proctor and Gamble and are returning, as promised to improve the well output at St. Matthew's.

  • Kibujjo

    We’ve received the funding necessary for the completion of this project and are awaiting a geological survey followed by the drilling process. There are less than 50 drilling trucks within the country of Uganda, making this process tedious and extended at times. This well is being built in partnership with Mr. Rich Postler with a dedication to Joe Knopp and Zach Kane’s graduation