Let’s Talk About World Water Day

With less than a month until World Water Day 2019, we wanted to take a moment to talk more about this internationally recognized day that is growing in both popularity and activism. What is World Water Day? World Water Day is an internationally recognized day held annually on March 22nd. Started in 1993, the celebrated Continue reading


Embracing Change in 2019

Happy 2019! As I write this letter, we are in the midst of planning Pure Water for the World’s 20th anniversary celebration activities. Yes, PWW is entering into its twentieth year of improving the health and lives of children and families simply by providing sustainable access to life’s most basic necessities…safe water and sanitation. THANK 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


They have BIG dreams…

YOU can help them come true. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi This holiday season, we are focused on helping children’s dreams come true by empowering them with safe water…the foundation for health, hope and opportunity. We spoke with students who live in underserved communities of Haiti and Continue reading


Meet our 2018 GivingTuesday Matching Donor!

Bill Donberg (pictured with a family in Haiti) is passionate about the work of Pure Water for the World. So passionate that he and his wife, Phyllis, have offered to match EVERY donation made for GivingTuesday, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000. Bill firmly believes that a donation to PWW is not a gift, but 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


Staff Spotlight: Junior Seraphin

By Bernadette Higgs, PWW Intern Junior Seraphin (pictured right) is the Assistant Manager and Trainer for PWW’s WASH (WAter, Sanitation and Hygiene) Training and Consulting Services Department in Haiti. He started working with PWW in January of 2009 as a filter construction technician. In June 2009, he took the role of bio-sand filter installation technician. He Continue reading