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


Pure Water for the World Reaching Families In Guatemala

We are excited to share that Pure Water for the World will join Guatemalan nonprofit, Maya Pedal, to launch a pilot safe water project in Guatemala in January 2020. Together, we will provide clean water and safe hygiene programs to children and families who currently lack access to this basic human necessity. The 60-home project 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


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


#NoMoreLimits: Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

May 28th is the date chosen by the international community to celebrate a day devoted to menstrual hygiene. All over the world, more precisely in developing countries, women and girls (and men and boys) have never learned about the topic of menstruation. Women and girls, in these developing countries, often confront their periods with fear; it feels Continue reading


Mother of Seven Celebrating Safe Water

Madam Casseus nee Nelson Mona (pictured) is a 39 year old mother who lives in Radio Commerce Village, a sub-community within Cité Soleil, Haiti. The PWW Haiti implementation team has been working in Radio Commerce Village, conducting hygiene training with families and installing bio-sand water filters in homes, including the home of Madam Nelson. Madam Continue reading


Paul Sofka…committed to change in Cité Soleil

Pure Water for the World board member, Paul Sofka, recently made a visit to Haiti, where he returned to the community he holds so dearly in his heart, Cité Soleil. While there, Paul was able to visit with many families for whom he has played a significant role in helping to bring safe drinking water. Continue reading


World Water Day 2018: The Answer is in Nature

World Water Day is held each year on March 22nd. Created in 1992 by the United Nations, this global day of awareness is celebrated to raise awareness of the issues surrounding water on our planet. The goal of World Water Day is to draw attention to the importance of water and to promote the sustainable management Continue reading


PWW Honduras: Teacher Workshop in La Mosquitía

By Eva Jiménez, Volunteer, PWW Honduras La Mosquitía is located in the easternmost part of Honduras, in the Gracias a Dios department, the second largest department in the country. The area is remote and virtually inaccessible by land. The Lonely Planet explains it as “one of the region’s last frontiers of untamed wilderness”; an area often Continue reading