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


The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene

The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene Written for Pure Water for the World by Julia Green.  Safe water is essential in maintaining health; it’s a universal fact. While it’s needed for sanitation and hygiene, not everyone has access to safe water. Women and girls – particularly those in lower-income nations Continue reading


Importance of Menstrual Hygiene: MH Day 2021

Guest blog, written by Roshni Patel, PWW student intern, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT The topic of menstruation remains taboo in many societies. Cultural practices, social myths, religious beliefs and other subjects can make it feel difficult for men and women to talk about menstruation. Lack of information and lack of access to menstrual hygiene Continue reading


When She Grows Up…

The PWW team in Honduras recently interviewed girls who live in the region of Maraita to learn about their dreams for the future. With PWW actively working in their communities, these girls are already learning about the critical importance of clean water, safe sanitation and essential hygiene practices, as fundamental tools to protect their health, Continue reading


Entering 2021 With 2020 Vision

Happy 2021! Whew, was 2020 a wild ride or what?! Last year, at this time, we eagerly welcomed in the new year, basking in the delightful memories of our 20th birthday celebration, when long-time supporters, staff members from all countries, board members, and volunteers gathered together in Vermont to share stories and memories. We were Continue reading


What’s Your 2020 Vision?

Happy New Year! 2019 was a year to remember at PWW! To celebrate our 20th year as a nonprofit, we held a gathering in Burlington, VT over the summer during which time PWW founders and long-time supporters spoke eloquently about the profound impact our small organization has created. Senator Leahy called PWW “one of the Continue reading