Creating Safe Spaces for Learning: My Body, My Health, and My Future

We are honored to announce that, thanks to generous funding from FIT (Fund for Innovation and Transformation), we’ll collaborate with CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) on testing innovative teaching methods to build awareness and change behavior around menstrual health and hygiene in Honduras. The Fund for Innovation and Transformation is a program Continue reading


“Heart over Hustle”

Guest blog, written by: Justin Mendoza It all started in a class called MGT 455 “Social Entrepreneurship” taught by Professor Sloan at San Diego State University. He pushed all his students to come up with an idea to help reduce poverty and create wealth for those at the base of the pyramid in poverty-stricken countries. Continue reading


The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene

The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene Written for Pure Water for the World by Julia Green.  Safe water is essential in maintaining health; it’s a universal fact. While it’s needed for sanitation and hygiene, not everyone has access to safe water. Women and girls – particularly those in lower-income nations Continue reading


Importance of Menstrual Hygiene: MH Day 2021

Guest blog, written by Roshni Patel, PWW student intern, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT The topic of menstruation remains taboo in many societies. Cultural practices, social myths, religious beliefs and other subjects can make it feel difficult for men and women to talk about menstruation. Lack of information and lack of access to menstrual hygiene Continue reading


When She Grows Up…

The PWW team in Honduras recently interviewed girls who live in the region of Maraita to learn about their dreams for the future. With PWW actively working in their communities, these girls are already learning about the critical importance of clean water, safe sanitation and essential hygiene practices, as fundamental tools to protect their health, Continue reading


Waiting Patiently: Italian Student Contemplates Clean Water

Hi! My name is Lorenzo Platt, I’m seventeen years old, I live in Florence in Italy, and I’ve been interested in water issues for a couple of years now. My interest towards water issues began when my family and I went on a vacation to Kenya in 2017. While there, we went to visit an Continue reading