Education Shouldn’t End with a Period.

Since 2016, Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) education has been a critical component of PWW’s WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) programs. In addition to training families in communities, PWW incorporates menstrual hygiene education into schools through teacher workshops and training programs. This training, which impacts boys and girls, includes: Changes in Puberty Menstruation Menstrual Cycle Barriers Continue reading

The Importance of Teacher Training

The Importance of Teacher Training: A Conversation with María Inestroza, Country Director, Honduras María, can you tell me about the teacher training programs PWW delivers and why they are important? We began training children at schools in 2011. Although it was fun, and we thoroughly enjoyed training the children, it was a little disappointing that Continue reading

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesdayNow!

May 5, 2020 has been officially designated #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity, during which time we are invited to come together and “create a wave of generosity, citizen engagement, action from business and philanthropy, and support for communities and nonprofits around the world”. We celebrate the wave of generosity shared by Continue reading

COVID-19, An Update from Honduras & Haiti – May 1, 2020

PWW teams in Haiti and Honduras continue essential safe hygiene education outreach to help vulnerable populations as COVID-19 spreads.  Important to note: The work being done by PWW teams, in response to this crisis, is not simply a short-term band-aid. Decisions are being carefully considered with the objective of building upon our existing hygiene education Continue reading