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


Motivated Teachers Create Lasting Change

WASH Success in Solimar de Zepeda Solimar de Zepeda is a community located in the rural region of Trojes, Honduras. The staff at the local school, Eufemia and Dora, worried about the water and sanitation issues in their community, especially in the school. They reached out to Pure Water for the World for help. The Continue reading


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


Safe WASH Program for Students in La Jagua, Honduras

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Initiative in the Pedro Nufio School, La Jagua, Escuapa, Danlí Written by: Annette Butty, PWW Honduras Intern La Jagua is a village located about one hour, by truck, from Danlí, a small city in southern Honduras. Forty students, ages 5 to 15, attend the local school, Escuela Pedro Nufio. Anna is Continue reading


Much Needed Relief

Victor Centeno and his wife, Santos Jarquin, live in a small, humble home in the remote community of Cayantu Arriba, located about 90-minutes, by truck (on unimproved roads), from the rural town of Trojes, Honduras. Victor and Santos have three children, Ester, Gerson Ariel, and Victor Daniel. They also have a granddaughter named Ritzy. (family Continue reading


Dreams Do Come True

Panoramic view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cité Soleil is located along the waterfront.  Yvette Derice lives in the community of Village Rapatrié, located in Cité Soleil, Haiti, the poorest slum in the Western Hemisphere. Village Rapatrié was formed as a community between 2004-2006 by a group of Haitians deported from the United States. The government relocated Continue reading


Celebrating Handwashing in Haiti

Written by Andrew Coco, PWW Haiti This year, in celebration of Global Handwashing Day, Pure Water for the World’s Haiti team conducted an awareness event about the importance of handwashing. The event was held at a school in the community of La Colline Deslandes, located in the region of Darbone in Leogane. This year’s theme was Continue reading


Global Handwashing Day in La Mosquitia, Honduras

Written by Xenia Castellanos and Eva Jiménez, PWW WASH Training Team, Honduras La Mosquitia is one of the most impressive regions in Honduras. Its inhabitants, the Miskitos, are one of the largest ethnic groups in the country. They have preserved their language and culture since ancient times. The region contains original landscape, including native flora Continue reading