Despite current conflict in South Sudan, Nuba Water Project continues to make a difference through delivery of bore-hole repair parts, clean water drops, and tuition support for Nuba refugees.  Click here (www.walkforsudan.org) for info about the Walk for Sudan. 

Community Presentations

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Nuba Water Project is happy to share its mission and experiences with school, church, and other community groups.  We believe raising awareness is just as important as raising funds.  Presentations can be customized for all age groups and are interactive and visual, using photos and video clips.  They include some or all of the following themes and topics:

  • Nuba Water Project:  Mission, Projects, Experiences
  • Walk for Sudan: What it is and how you can get involved, including decorating water containers to symbolize the daily walk for water in Sudan
  • Water Issues in Sudan
  • Current crisis in the Nuba Mountains
  • Life in Sudan – what is it like to live in one of the poorest countries in the world?
  • Social Activism: How to Make a Difference in the World
  • Adapting to Change:  Facing the Daunting Task of Helping People in the Nuba Mountains
  • Other ideas?  Please let us know.

To schedule a presentation, please contact Martha Riley at 303-435-2073 or martha@nubawaterproject.org.



DTC Optimist Club, Boulder Zonta, and Holly Creek Retirement Center, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church in Fort Collins, Steele Elementary, University of Colorado at Denver

Cherry Creek School District: 

High Schools:  Eaglecrest, Smoky Hill, Overland, Cherry Creek, Grandview, Endeavor

Middle Schools:  Thunder Ridge, Horizon, Sky Vista, Fox Ridge, West, Campus, Laredo,

Elementary:  Eastridge


Elkhart Elementary – February 22, 2012

Fourth graders at Elkhart Elementary in Aurora welcomed us on February 22nd with open arms and sat in rapt attention as they learned about water issues and life in Sudan.  They were very impressive with their enthusiasm, manners, and higher level questions and are at work on plans for a follow-up project to apply what they’ve learned.

After seeing video clips of kids in Sudan, one 4th grader commented:  “It makes me wonder why we whine so often when we have so much.  They don’t have very much and they look happy and don’t complain.”  Indeed, the people in Sudan may be poor, but their lives are rich in culture and love of family and tradition.


SPRING 2012:

World Affairs Challenge, sponsored and hosted by the Center for Teaching International Relations – Saturday, April 21st

Nuba Water Project participateD in the NGO Forum from approximately 12:30 to 2:30. Location:  Denver Center for International Studies Campus, 574 West Sixth Avenue, Denver Colorado 80204


YouthQuest Middle School Conference – April 27-29

Two NWP board members presented the keynote addresses throughout the weekend at the United Methodist Church weekend retreat for middle schoolers in the Rocky Mountain region.





FALL 2011  During September and October of 2011, presentations were given at the following schools prior to the Walk for Sudan on October 16th.  Students from these schools raised over $7,000 to help people in Sudan!

High Schools                    Middle Schools                   Elementary

Falcon Creek Middle School at the Walk for Sudan 2011

Falcon Creek Middle School at the Walk for Sudan 2011

Eaglecrest                               Fox Ridge                             McMeen
Cherokee Trail                         Sky Vista
Cherry Creek                           Laredo
Overland                                  Falcon Creek
Ponderosa                               Campus

Endeavor Academy          Baha’i Youth Group