Written by Elizabeth Pratt, Volunteer Global Handwashing Day, held October 15th each year, increases awareness of and advocates for healthy and safe hand sanitation and hygiene. COVID-19 has impacted us all, and the importance of handwashing, specifically with soap and water, is more relevant than ever. This year’s Global Handwashing Day theme is “Hand Hygiene Continue reading
COVID-19, An Update from Haiti & Honduras – March 24, 2020
In an effort to keep you updated about how the people of Haiti and Honduras are doing during the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve asked our teams to share. Here are their updates: Honduras In collaboration with PWW’s educational partner, CAWST (Centre of Affordable Water & Sanitation Technology), the PWW Honduras team is 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
Half full or half empty glass of water?
By María Regina Inestroza, Honduras Country Director Is the glass of water half full or half empty? This is a question that may sound familiar from a philosophy class, as it relates to the attitude toward the situations you could possibly encounter and the ambiguous ways you can approach and respond to them. Belky Vanessa Continue reading
Handwashing Celebrated in Haiti!
October 15th marked Pure Water for the World’s celebration of Global Handwashing Day. Global Handwashing day is a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Pure Water for the World – Haiti went a Continue reading