Grateful Grandmother in Cité Soleil

Tisse Saimphise is a 47 year old woman. She has lived in Cité Soleil, the urban slum located next to Haiti’s Port-au-Prince capital, since 1997. Her daughter, Geveline Saimphise, died last year, a couple of months after giving birth to Paulsin Fransito, Tisse’s grandson. Geveline was survived by her four children. Tisse lives in a Continue reading


PWW Celebrates 20 Years of Improving Lives with Safe Water

Rutland, VT – August 10, 2019. The Board of Directors of Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) joined PWW founders, staff members, volunteers, donors, supporters, and partners for a festive event, at the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington, to celebrate the organization’s 20th year of bringing life-changing safe water and sanitation Continue reading


Jump for Safe Water: An Exhilarating Success

Jump for Safe Water is the inspiration of Carolyn Meub, PWW’s recently retired Executive Director. Carolyn wanted to launch into retirement with a fun, collaborative, engaging event that would celebrate her adventure with PWW and raise funds to bring life-changing safe water programs to children and families in Haiti and Honduras. Supported by more than Continue reading


It’s Time for Change…Menstrual Hygiene Day in Léogane, Haiti

May 28th was International Menstrual Hygiene Day. This year’s theme was It’s Time for Change. Pure Water for the World teams in Haiti and Honduras were very busy, working in several communities with students, parents, teachers, and community leaders to provide critical education about the female menstrual cycle. The engaging and interactive activities were all Continue reading


Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019 – It’s Time for Action

Menstrual Hygiene: It’s Time for Action Glenda Sanchez (pictured) is 11 years old and a 5th grader at José Cecilio del Valle School, in the community of La Paz, Honduras. The Pure Water for the World (PWW) training team came to Glenda’s school to teach students about safe and healthy menstrual hygiene management. “My mother Continue reading