Success Stories

Water is “Such a Blessing”

An interview with Jesula Jean-Jacques, Mother, PWW Safe Water Program Beneficiary – Leogane, Haiti My name is Jesula Jean-Jacques. I am 46 years old. I have been living in Bernard, a rural community in Leogane, Haiti for 10 years. As you may know our region is one of the most vulnerable in the country of Continue reading


El Tablazo: Health, Hope and Opportunity Delivered…

This past year, Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc., of Jacksonville, Florida, partnered Pure Water for the World (PPW) to support a WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) project for all of the families in El Tablazo, Honduras. To help El Tablazo’s community school, Premier Water joined efforts with H2O for Life (an organization whose mission Continue reading


A Look at Fiscal Year 2020

We closed the books on fiscal year 2020 and are excited to share the impact you made possible. Impact Numbers: Reached 1,977 people at homes and in schools with safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions. Installed 345 biosand water filters in homes and schools. Constructed 64 latrines at homes. Built 9 latrines with handwashing stations Continue reading


Grateful Families in Northern Haiti

Our team recently followed-up with families in the northern region of Haiti, near Cap Haitien, talking with Community Agents and visiting 15 of the 100 homes that had received hygiene training and biosand water filters as part of a pilot project initiated in the community of Pistere last year. We are thrilled to report that Continue reading


What’s Your 2020 Vision?

Happy New Year! 2019 was a year to remember at PWW! To celebrated our 20th year as a nonprofit, we held a gathering in Burlington, VT over the summer during which time PWW founders and long-time supporters spoke eloquently about the profound impact our small organization has created. Senator Leahy called PWW “one of the Continue reading


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


Día del Padre

Written by Annette Butty and Olivia Laramie, PWW Interns Hipolito Flores Cruz was born in San Antonio de Flores, a community in Trojes, Honduras. He has lived in the community of El Porvenir de Las Joyas for 50 years. The current life expectancy in Honduras for men is 69.6 years (source). On May 25th Hipolito 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