Global Handwashing Day 2020

Written by Elizabeth Pratt, Volunteer Global Handwashing Day, held October 15th each year, increases awareness of and advocates for healthy and safe hand sanitation and hygiene. COVID-19 has impacted us all, and the importance of handwashing, specifically with soap and water, is more relevant than ever. This year’s Global Handwashing Day theme is “Hand Hygiene Continue reading


An Update from Honduras & Haiti – September 22, 2020

PWW teams in Haiti and Honduras continue essential safe water, sanitation and hygiene education outreach to help vulnerable populations prevent the spread of diseases, including COVID-19.  Summer Update As we enter into the first days of fall, we wonder where this year has gone! For a year that has been very different, with reduced events Continue reading


Now more than ever…

We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health and navigating safely through this unprecedented time in our collective history. With pandemic challenges facing people across the globe, we’re thrilled to let you know that PWW team members have been designated as “essential” in communities where we work. This year, even Continue reading


Pure Water for the World Announces Safe Water for Families in “Dry Corridor”

Rutland, VT – July 15, 2020. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) announces the official launch of a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored program, entitled, “Humanitarian WASH Response to Communities Affected by Drought in the Dry Corridor in Honduras.” The comprehensive impact program is funded by UNICEF Honduras Country Office (CO), with the support of the underfunded Continue reading


Spin on Fundraising…

With a pandemic changing plans and canceling events for people around the world, PWW supporters asked how they could still be involved. We quickly transitioned the 2020 Ride for Safe Water event, planned for June, to the 2020 Virtual Ride for Safe Water…and, it’s a testament that pandemics can’t stop good from happening! PWW’s Ride Continue reading


Pure Water for the World Announces “Safe Learning Spaces” Project in Honduras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pure Water for the World Announces Safe Learning Spaces Project in Honduras Rutland, VT – July 9, 2020. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) announces the official launch of a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored program in Honduras, “Establishing Safe Learning Spaces: School Safety Plans with Gender-Focused, Climate-Resilient WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Services.” Continue reading


“A Glimpse of Water’s Undercurrent”

Guest blogger, Carsten Pran, is a Robertson Scholar with dual-enrollment at Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is pursuing a major he designed called “Integrative Water Studies”, which combines multiple fields of study to better understand global water justice and equity. In 2016, he traveled to Trojes, Honduras with PWW Continue reading