Guest blog written by Mark A. Middleton, PWW volunteer Water is life – and life on earth is linked to water. Our existence is dependent on water, or the lack of it, in many ways, and one could say that our whole civilization is built on the use of water. And while humans really began Continue reading
Traveling and Working Amid the Pandemic: PWW Intern Shares
Written by Aubrey Racz, PWW intern. Shared with permission I began interning with Pure Water for the World (PWW) in the fall of 2020 during my second year of the Master of Public Health program at the University at Albany School of Public Health. A mentor at the school knew my interest in global water, Continue reading
“I’m thankful that I get to choose when I suffer”
Written by Jason St Cyr, PWW supporter and trip volunteer It’s that time of year when everyone asks what you’re thankful for. My answer this year – I’m thankful that I get to choose when I suffer. I was a runner and that passion has evolved into a love of endurance events, with my current Continue reading
Keep Haitian Students in School: Matching Donor Program
“With your help, we can create lasting change!” – Paul Sofka, PWW Board Member, Matching Donor With students in Haiti going back to school in August, time is of the essence. Paul has a goal to raise $30,000 by September 30th to help two schools receive lasting safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions. Paul will Continue reading
Superstar for a day!
Written by Tracy Adams, Office & Donor Relations Manager, Pure Water for the World In October, I had the opportunity to take my first trip to Honduras with Pure Water for the World. During the week-long trip, the group of 18 volunteers installed filters, helped finish construction on latrines, visited a community to host a Continue reading
Celebrating 2019: Thousands Now Have Safe Water!
In the rural community of Solimar de Zepeda, Honduras, the school director and teacher worried about the water and sanitation issues in their community. They reached out to PWW for help. Today, thanks to their motivation for change combined with critical donor support, the school has a comprehensive safe water and sanitation program, including a Continue reading
PWW Intern and Scholarship Recipient Reflects on Experience
This summer, the Carolyn Crowley Meub Women Empowerment Scholarship was created in honor of PWW’s recently retired Executive Director of 17 years. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student looking to make a difference in the lives of girls and women in developing countries. At PWW’s 20th birthday celebration, earlier this month, the first recipient Continue reading
PWW Team Member: Arlen Francisco Mejia
PWW Team Member Highlight: July 2019 Each month we are featuring a member of PWW’s staff. This gives you the opportunity to get to know our team a little better and gain an understanding about what makes them such a special part of PWW’s safe water programs. PWW Team Member: Arlen Francisco Mejia PWW Office: Trojes, Continue reading
Students raise funds to bring clean water to Haitian people
Story courtesy of School News Network, Grand Rapids, MI. Shared with permission. Students in Michigan raise over $6,000 to bring clean water to Haitian people. Read inspiring story.
“An Extraordinary Trip. A Beautiful Gift of Perspective.”
Written by Emily Shaw Osborne, PWW Volunteer, Honduras This week in Honduras with Rotary and Pure Water for the World has been an extraordinary trip, and a beautiful gift of perspective. It’s been a week of experiencing intense poverty, incredible joy, unique culture, and a powerful God who cracked our hearts wide open so that Continue reading