By Rachel Peck, Volunteer In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 20th to be the World Day of Social Justice. The goal of the Assembly was to highlight the need for sustainable economies, employment security and gender equality for all. The Assembly recognizes that without social justice, peace and the achievement of fundamental Continue reading
Month: February 2017
Update: PWW and UN Striving Toward Achievement of SDGs
By Olivia Laramie, Student Intern On September 25, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations met at the United Nations headquarters in New York for the organization’s 70th anniversary where they decided to create new global Sustainable Development Goals. According to the thirty-five page document drafted by the United Nations, the assembly hopes to Continue reading
Have Water and A Toilet Ever Changed Your Life?
By Maria Inestroza, Country Director, PWW Honduras Water and toilets have certainly changed the lives of the 557 people (285 men and 292 women) that live in the rural, dispersed communities of El Bosque, El Boquerón and Quebrada de Oro, in the Municipality of Trojes, Honduras. (learn more about the BBQ Project) Honduras agencies and authorities Continue reading
Pure Water for the World Acquires Safe Water Team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2017 Contact: Jamin Gelder Phone: 802-747-0778 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.purewaterfortheworld.org ________________________________________ RUTLAND, VT – With a goal of expanding access to safe drinking water to underserved children and families in the developing world, Pure Water for the World, Inc. announces the acquisition of Michigan-based nonprofit, Safe Water Team. Safe Water Team (SWT) was Continue reading