Success Stories

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


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


Dreaming of Clean Water (video)

PWW volunteer, Eric Johnson, created this video featuring a grateful family who celebrates after patiently waiting for safe water. Please enjoy.     


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


Children’s “Soup Kitchen” Benefits from Safe Water

Written by Eva Jiménez, PWW Intern, Honduras On June 20, 2018, PWW volunteers, from the USA and Canada, installed five clean water filters in locations in downtown Trojes, Honduras that have a critical need for safe drinking water. These organizations included: José Cecilio del Valle, a preschool/kindergarten with ninety-five students; Trojes Health Clinic (two filters): Continue reading


Launching WASH Program in Léogâne, Haiti

Léogâne/Darbonne Kick-off Celebration (August 17th 2018) On Friday the 17th of August the PWW Haiti team officially launched the “Community WASH in Léogâne & Darbonne” project. This is Pure Water for the World’s newest project, and the team will begin assessment and baseline studies in the following months. Located 42 km west of Port-au-Prince, Léogâne was Continue reading


Over 14,000 Reached: A Snapshot of Fiscal Year 2018

August 22, 2018 You helped us reach over 14,000 people! We have closed the books on another incredible fiscal year. Children, families, and communities are healthier today thanks to your generous support. Madam Nelson (pictured), of Cité Soleil, Haiti, is the mother of seven. Before receiving the family’s safe water filter this year, she and Continue reading