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


It’s Time for Change…Menstrual Hygiene Day in Léogane, Haiti

May 28th was International Menstrual Hygiene Day. This year’s theme was It’s Time for Change. Pure Water for the World teams in Haiti and Honduras were very busy, working in several communities with students, parents, teachers, and community leaders to provide critical education about the female menstrual cycle. The engaging and interactive activities were all Continue reading


WWD 2019 Highlights: Leaving No One Behind

World Water Day 2019 was a success! Each year, Pure Water for the World teams in Haiti and Honduras create special events, in celebration of World Water Day, to engage and further educate locals about the critical importance of safe water and hygiene. *World Water Day (WWD) is held annually on March 22nd as a Continue reading