Handwashing Celebrated in Haiti!

October 15th marked Pure Water for the World’s celebration of Global Handwashing Day.  Global Handwashing day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Pure Water for the World – Haiti went a Continue reading

Hurricane Matthew Leaves Devastation in Haiti

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Hurricane Matthew Leaves Devastation in Haiti Rutland, VT – October 10, 2016. Over the past week, Hurricane Matthew has stormed through the Caribbean and southern United States, leaving behind widespread destruction. In Haiti, the storm completely demolished villages and has taken hundreds, and potentially thousands, of lives, as more deaths are reported Continue reading

PWW- Haiti…A local team providing assistance.

  “It is expected that many will want to engage and take initiatives toward recovery and relief efforts…The state of Haiti strongly encourages all individuals who are in the process of organizing specific responses and action plans, to work with the local organizations and institutions in Haiti.” (Link to Original Washington Post article)   Pure Continue reading

PWW Haiti team mobilizes and responds to Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew wreaks havoc on Haiti October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew, the first major hurricane to directly hit Haiti in 50 years, stormed across this small island nation this morning, leaving behind torrential rains. Forecasters say it could dump up to 40 inches. Many residents were not able to prepare and have nowhere safe to go. The impact of this storm on the Haitian Continue reading