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Water Resources, Education, and Providing for Those in Need

An article in Lake Erie Living magazine features “Water Warrior” Erin Huber, founder and executive director of non-profit Drink Local. Drink Tap © (DLDT). The article discusses Huber’s goal to teach Clevelanders to protect our water resources and her determination to provide water to a school in Uganda. One of the easiest ways to protect … Continued

POSTPONED——Pre-Movie Release [FUN]draiser

 We will be postponing this event! We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you soon! There are still plenty of opportunities to help support local film and water. Please contact us at erin@drinklocaldrinktap.org with questions or sponsorship interest, thank you!   Join us for an evening of African dance, food, drink, art and a meet and greet with … Continued

Turning appreciation into action: Uganda 2012

Based in the Great Lakes region in the United States, Drink Local. Drink Tap.© (DLDT) realizes that reconnecting to local water wealth is critical in creating the foundation for people to “wake up” to water. The entire planet is covered with water, but only 3% is fresh, and .3% of that is available to drink. … Continued

DINE, DRUM, DANCE & DONATE

Saturday, February 25, 2012 6:00pm until 10:00pm Loren Naji Studio Gallery, 2138 West 25th Street, Cleveland, Ohio   An evening of art and entertainment to benefit families without safe drinking water. The event will include an exhibition of photography by Laura Watilo Blake, plus interactive live entertainment, food, drink and an African handicrafts market.Gallery Show and Entertainment night for … Continued

The rain has come

We are currently experiencing a downpour, which has interrupted our second water meeting because people must walk from their homes. Erin had to push the meeting back to 5pm because she got stuck in Kampala trying to open a bank account, then got stuck in traffic because the king of Buganda was coming through. People … Continued

Singing

Rose, Patricia and Gorrett practice for a performance. These kids live at the Ugandan school.

Day One at the St. Charles school

Day One at the St. Charles school in the Mulajje parish: We arrived at the parish school at 2 p.m., and were greeted by an entire army of school children all dressed in their blue school uniforms. What an amazing sight to see them singing and waving leave-covered branches and some real pom pons. The … Continued

Off to Tanzania

Today has been a travel day as we headed to Tanzania en route to the island of Zanzibar. We are staying overnight in the shadow of Mt. Kilmanjaro, Africa’s highest peak and the only mountain on the continent perpetually covered with snow. That may not be the case in just a few years as the … Continued