Junco Hill Press: Youth Changing Lives

Guest blog contributed by Zachary and Caroline Weller Hi, my name is Zachary Weller and I am 14 years old and my sister Caroline is 11. We are the editors of the Junco Hill Press. The Junco Hill Press is our homeschool newspaper that we have written for the past 8 years. We put out Continue reading


PWW Trip Volunteer Spotlight: Angela Grant

In a typical year, PWW is able to offer multiple volunteer service trips, enabling people to join our teams in Honduras and Haiti and take part in delivering life-changing safe water and sanitation programs to families living in rural, underserved communities. These weeklong trips provide ample opportunity for volunteers to learn more about PWW’s work Continue reading


The Water Princess: 8-Year-Old Shares Gift of Safe Water

Guest blog, written by John Hill, long-time PWW supporter I first visited Haiti in 1998 with my daughter (Hattie) and friends from our Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, MI. This was my epiphany, and Haiti is “stuck” in my heart! During my trips I was exposed to a water purification technology (Bio-Sand Filters) that was most Continue reading


Keep Haitian Students in School: Matching Donor Program

“With your help, we can create lasting change!” – Paul Sofka, PWW Board Member, Matching Donor With students in Haiti going back to school in August, time is of the essence. Paul has a goal to raise $30,000 by September 30th to help two schools receive lasting safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions. Paul will Continue reading


Spin on Fundraising…

With a pandemic changing plans and canceling events for people around the world, PWW supporters asked how they could still be involved. We quickly transitioned the 2020 Ride for Safe Water event, planned for June, to the 2020 Virtual Ride for Safe Water…and, it’s a testament that pandemics can’t stop good from happening! PWW’s Ride Continue reading


“An Extraordinary Trip. A Beautiful Gift of Perspective.”

Written by Emily Shaw Osborne, PWW Volunteer, Honduras This week in Honduras with Rotary and Pure Water for the World has been an extraordinary trip, and a beautiful gift of perspective. It’s been a week of experiencing intense poverty, incredible joy, unique culture, and a powerful God who cracked our hearts wide open so that Continue reading


2018 ‘Ripple Award’ Honors Rotarian Devoted to Changing Lives with Safe Water

Preface by Eric Johnson, PWW’s 2018 Ripple Award recipient: Have you ever read this quote by John Wesley? “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long Continue reading


Children’s “Soup Kitchen” Benefits from Safe Water

Written by Eva Jiménez, PWW Intern, Honduras On June 20, 2018, PWW volunteers, from the USA and Canada, installed five clean water filters in locations in downtown Trojes, Honduras that have a critical need for safe drinking water. These organizations included: José Cecilio del Valle, a preschool/kindergarten with ninety-five students; Trojes Health Clinic (two filters): Continue reading