When he is in America, Salva gets the opportunity to go to college which he accepts. This helps advance his education and improves his job opportunities in America.
Salva had wanted to help out with Southern Sudan's fresh water problem. He tried to help by speaking to people about donating so he could build water pumps.
Salva has resolved the problem of bad water for areas of Southern Sudan by building wells for villages. Here he built a well for Nya's village. He did this to resolve the dirty water problem in South Sudan.