Pure Water for the World Announces Safe Water for Families in “Dry Corridor”

Rutland, VT – July 15, 2020. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) announces the official launch of a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored program, entitled, “Humanitarian WASH Response to Communities Affected by Drought in the Dry Corridor in Honduras.” The comprehensive impact program is funded by UNICEF Honduras Country Office (CO), with the support of the underfunded Continue reading


Pure Water for the World Announces “Safe Learning Spaces” Project in Honduras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pure Water for the World Announces Safe Learning Spaces Project in Honduras Rutland, VT – July 9, 2020. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) announces the official launch of a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored program in Honduras, “Establishing Safe Learning Spaces: School Safety Plans with Gender-Focused, Climate-Resilient WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Services.” Continue reading


The Importance of Teacher Training

The Importance of Teacher Training: A Conversation with María Inestroza, Country Director, Honduras María, can you tell me about the teacher training programs PWW delivers and why they are important? We began training children at schools in 2011. Although it was fun, and we thoroughly enjoyed training the children, it was a little disappointing that Continue reading


Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019 – It’s Time for Action

Menstrual Hygiene: It’s Time for Action Glenda Sanchez (pictured) is 11 years old and a 5th grader at José Cecilio del Valle School, in the community of La Paz, Honduras. The Pure Water for the World (PWW) training team came to Glenda’s school to teach students about safe and healthy menstrual hygiene management. “My mother 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


Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017: Education Changes Everything

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. This internationally recognized day “raises awareness of the challenges women and girls worldwide face due to their menstruation and highlights solutions that address these challenges.” (source) This year’s theme is “education,” something all of us at Pure Water for the World take very seriously. Our WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) Continue reading


Mother’s Day: It’s More Than Simple Appreciation

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer Mother’s Day…a day when we buy flowers, candy, or maybe treat mom to a special breakfast in bed. Seemingly one of the simpler holidays we celebrate, however, the origins of this special day were far less consumer-based. Mother’s Day began, not just to show appreciation for our mothers and for the tremendous sacrifices Continue reading


PWW Team Shares

Community. Education. Trust. Commitment. Integration. These are Pure Water for the World’s core values. They provide the fundamental foundation from which we work. Our teams have been putting these values into action, sharing our gained knowledge, understanding, and expertise with others with a goal of expanding greater awareness and understanding of the vital importance of safe water, sanitation and hygiene 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


International Women’s Day- A Day to be Bold!

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD); a day committed to empowering women and girls to achieve their goals, to raise awareness about the need for a more gender-balanced leadership system and equal pay. This year’s theme is “Be Bold For Change” and IWD is asking both men and women to Continue reading