Traveling and Working Amid the Pandemic: PWW Intern Shares

Written by Aubrey Racz, PWW intern. Shared with permission I began interning with Pure Water for the World (PWW) in the fall of 2020 during my second year of the Master of Public Health program at the University at Albany School of Public Health. A mentor at the school knew my interest in global water, Continue reading


International Women’s Day in Honduras

Celebrated on March 8th each year, International Women’s Day is an internationally recognized day to honor and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.  International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over a century, with its roots dating back to 1911 (view full history here). Thank you to Santiago Continue reading


“Great Joy for My Family!”

  Elsa Marina Zelaya is a single mother who lives in the rural, underserved community of Nueva Esperanza de Capire, Honduras. With contaminated water chronically impacting the health and wellbeing of so many, her community has been in high need of a reliable safe water solution. “My family’s situation has not been very favorable, due Continue reading


Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: a Humanitarian Response to Migrants

Honduras has been characterized as a migratory passage country for people traveling from different countries within Central America, and, to a lesser extent, for people traveling from the Caribbean and Africa. In November 2020, as a result of the socioeconomic impacts of COVID19 worldwide and after the change in immigration policy in the United States, Continue reading


Creating Safe Spaces for Learning: My Body, My Health, and My Future

We are honored to announce that, thanks to generous funding from FIT (Fund for Innovation and Transformation), we’ll collaborate with CAWST (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology) on testing innovative teaching methods to build awareness and change behavior around menstrual health and hygiene in Honduras. The Fund for Innovation and Transformation is a program Continue reading