By Rachel Peck, Volunteer In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 20th to be the World Day of Social Justice. The goal of the Assembly was to highlight the need for sustainable economies, employment security and gender equality for all. The Assembly recognizes that without social justice, peace and the achievement of fundamental Continue reading
By Maria Inestroza, Country Director, PWW Honduras Water and toilets have certainly changed the lives of the 557 people (285 men and 292 women) that live in the rural, dispersed communities of El Bosque, El Boquerón and Quebrada de Oro, in the Municipality of Trojes, Honduras. (learn more about the BBQ Project) Honduras agencies and authorities Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2017 Contact: Jamin Gelder Phone: 802-747-0778 Email: [email protected] Web: www.purewaterfortheworld.org ________________________________________ RUTLAND, VT – With a goal of expanding access to safe drinking water to underserved children and families in the developing world, Pure Water for the World, Inc. announces the acquisition of Michigan-based nonprofit, Safe Water Team. Safe Water Team (SWT) was Continue reading
As we continue to reflect on 2016, here are a few blogs that were our favorites and yours! We certainly had some exciting events in 2016 which we enjoyed sharing as well as the experiences of others such as our PWW travelers. We look forward to 2017, and the experiences it holds, as we continue Continue reading
In looking back at 2016, we were fortunate to have some lovely photos taken by volunteers, board members and PWW travelers. The PWW staff also took some great photos. Here are some of our favorites that were taken over this past year.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pure Water for the World Receives Chick-fil-A Foundation’s True Inspiration Award Rutland, VT – November 16, 2016. The Chick-fil-A Foundation recently held its annual True Inspiration Awards contest. This is the third year the Chick-fil-A Foundation has granted the True Inspiration Awards, which were created to honor the legacy of S. Truett Continue reading
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
“It is expected that many will want to engage and take initiatives toward recovery and relief efforts…The state of Haiti strongly encourages all individuals who are in the process of organizing specific responses and action plans, to work with the local organizations and institutions in Haiti.” (Link to Original Washington Post article) Pure Continue reading
Thanks to you, over 2,000 new families are living healthier lives with safe water. We have recently closed the books on another fiscal year. Today, we reflect upon the impactful work our team has accomplished…made possible by your support. Read highlights from the year.
We are featuring news stories from leading WASH experts and organizations on Water-Blogged. Today’s feature is written by our partners at The Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology. Photo courtesy of CAWST Alongside UNICEF and our WET (Water Expertise and Training) Centre partners in Honduras, Pure Water for the World (PWW), who operate in Honduras as Agua Pura para el Mundo (APPM), CAWST Continue reading