Agua Pura para el Mundo to Continue WASH in Honduras

Happy Holidays! We have fabulous news to share.  It’s official…APPM will continue PWW’s impactful work in Honduras! Agua Pura para el Mundo (Spanish for “Pure Water for the World”) is a Honduran nonprofit governmental organization (NGO). About APPM. Agua Pura para el Mundo (APPM) was established in 2007 as a Honduran NGO doing business for Continue reading

After 24+ Impactful Years, Vermont-Based Pure Water for the World, Inc. Will Close Its Doors

After more than 24 impactful years of implementing comprehensive safe water, sanitation and hygiene education programs in some of the most rural and underserved communities of Haiti and Honduras, Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) is closing its doors. With the persistent economic realities of increased financial pressures and fundraising challenges inhibiting the organization’s Continue reading

LIFE-Honduras Consortium (August 2023 Update)

Last year, we introduced the LIFE-Honduras Consortium, established to meet the unprecedented needs of migrating individuals and families, traveling through Honduras, and proactively address the demands migration is having on local communities (read November 2022 story). The LIFE-Honduras Consortium is made up of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Pure Water for the World (PWW), Continue reading

Fiscal Year 2023 Impact Report

Your generosity makes a difference! Below, please find our FY2023 impact report and highlights from the year. *click on the images to make larger or click here to download a copy     As we begin a new fiscal year, our teams have ambitious goals to advance this impactful work and bring WASH programs to Continue reading

Happy 30th Birthday to the Biosand Filter!

We are excited to participate in the 30th year celebration of the biosand water filter! #BSF30 The biosand water filter (BSF) was developed by Dr. David Manz at the University of Calgary, Canada in the 1990s. Committed to providing professional services for humanitarian distribution of the BSF in developing countries, in 2001, Dr. Manz co-founded Continue reading

Improving and Expanding Pure Water for the World’s Menstrual Hygiene Management Program Based in Limonade, Haiti

This spring, Quinn Slingerland, a recent graduate of the University at Albany School of Public Health, interned with PWW, focusing her work on advancing our Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) program in Haiti.  Results from her internship can be found in detail on this poster (click here to view). The goal of Quinn’s internship was to Continue reading

La Chaîne, Haiti – A Community in Need

La Chaîne is a small, closely-knit neighborhood, made up of 60 families. La Chaîne is in the underserved community of Roucou, located in the Limonade region of northern Haiti. The families in La Chaîne face numerous challenges in their daily lives. Lack of access to water is among the most critical. Water scarcity has a Continue reading