28Bold is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides water relief, in partnership with local churches, to underrepresented portions of Africa.

How It All Started

28Bold began after the founder, Christan Barnett, went on a short term mission trip to South Africa. There, she was met with the decision to go back to living her same life or go home and do something. She chose to do something.


28Bold has a goal of 100 wells in partnership with local churches by 2025. You can help!


Wells Completed


People Impacted


in Donations Received

Where We Have Made a Difference

28Bold currently operates in 4 countries in Africa. All of the current projects are overseen by local church leaders and used as an outreach to the community. It is estimated we have reached more than half a million people with these water projects, yet there is so much more work to be done.

Featured Project


Phakane, South Africa
"she came with water" in swati
Project Cost:
Well Depth:
50 meters
Project Impact:
300+ people served

Huge Update

Remember this project in Nairobi, Kenya? We began drilling the well in Nairobi, Kenya in September of 2021 in partnership with Pastor Dennis and Nairobi International Church after months of preparation, obtaining multiple permits from the Kenyan government. While drilling and well preparation went relatively smoothly, we were unable to connect to a power source without yet another permit from the Kenyan government. After nearly 9 months, we received the permit and water is flowing freely! On May 29 Pastor…

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