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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.


  • Aqua-Africa Founder to Speak at Sold-Out TEDx Event

    TED Talks are coming to Omaha this October and Aqua-Africa will be in on the conversation. Buey Ray Tut, Aqua-Africa’s founder and president, will be one of ten speakers to take the stage at TEDx Omaha.

    If you’re unfamiliar with TED, it is an organization that facilitates global conferences on a …

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  • Aqua-Africa Raised Over $30K Though Omaha Gives! Campaign

    As midnight settled in on May 21, 2014, 94 donors had helped Aqua-Africa raise $30,420 in just 24 hours!

    Organized by the Omaha Community Foundation, Omaha Gives! was a 24-hour online giving event. During the course of the 24 hours, six states and 18 volunteers worked tirelessly to make this success …

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  • Mr. Tut Goes to Washington

    Aqua-Africa’s Executive Director Testifies before Congress

    August 1st was a big day for our Executive Director, Buey Tut.  While he’s become accustomed to delivering Aqua-Africa’s story to crowds throughout the country, rarely has an opportunity like speaking before Congress presented itself.

    The hearing, entitled “The Impact of U.S. Water Programs on Global …

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    Seven Questions with Buey Ray Tut

    He moved from Maiwut, South Sudan to Tennessee, then to Minnesota, and finally to Omaha, Nebraska with his family at age 11. Ten years later he was a member of the Omaha Public Library Board, student body vice president at UNO, district executive for the Boy Scouts, and co-founder …

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