How to Help

A drop in the bucket is what we're looking for

Aqua-Africa’s mission depends on the financial support we receive from our donors. Tackling the water shortage in South Sudan requires a ground swell of support and contributions of all sizes are welcomed and appreciated. Whether a donation amounts to a drop, a bucket, or a reservoir, it represents another step in achieving our goals.



  • MicroDemocracy

    An important part of Aqua-Africa’s mission is to train communities in micro-democracy. These are grass-root democratic principles that help them elect well management committees who will oversee their new water systems. Election committees are formed. Training is provided in the conduct of elections, the importance of secret ballots, term limits, …

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  • Community Contribution

    Aqua-Africa believes that community investment in its own infrastructure leads to its increased long term care and protection. That is why the organization requires at least a 15% commitment to the cost of the project, this may be a cash payment, or through the commitment of labor or materials such …

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  • Project Management

    Aqua-Africa uses state of the art tools and technology to plan its projects. Program Director, Mabior Acouth, performs most of the required planning. The organization relies upon local craftsman and subcontractors to perform construction tasks, but the implementation efforts are led by Aqua-Africa’s on-site personnel, who direct and approve all …

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  • Board Engagement

    Aqua-Africa believes in the importance of Board involvement. Here, Aqua-Africa Board Chair, Dr. Lyn Graves, meets with Manohar Reddy of The Great Ruaha Drilling Company in Juba, South Sudan to inspect their water drilling rigs. Ruaha is Aqua-Africa’s longest and most trusted services supplier in South Sudan. #withoutwaternothingcangrow


  • Modern Survey Techniques

    When scoping locations for their “Village Supplier” water towers and water systems, Aqua-Africa often uses drone technology to construct their survey maps. Maps produced include elevation details that help the organization select the best tower locations and water distribution points. Aqua-Africa seeks to minimize water collection times by building water …

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