Making Menstrual Hygiene Management Matter: Pure Water’s Trojes Project Coordinator discusses the importance of addressing this often-taboo issue

As told by Marion Nonglaton: This photo is an example of where girls have to go to the bathroom when they have their period at school. “I took this photo to show why girls often don’t go to school when they are menstruating,” said Marion Nonglaton, Pure Water for the World’s Project Coordinator in Trojes, Continue reading

Cholera needlessly persists in Haiti.

“No one should die from cholera in the twenty-first century,” states Mr. Pedro Medrano Rojas, Senior Coordinator for the Cholera Response in Haiti, in a recent article published by the United Nations. ( In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, cholera was introduced into Haiti. Since that time, more than 9,000 deaths have been reported Continue reading

Three families you’ve helped this International Day of Families

1. The Reyes Family – Bartolo Reyes spends a lot of time climbing mountains. But he’s not a mountaineer in the traditional sense. His community of Santa Rosa de las Quebradas is nestled in the lush mountains of Trojes. Yet despite the beautiful rolling green hills blanketed with coffee farms in this quiet corner of Continue reading