Fortunate in La Fortuna Arriba

Jesus Perez, age 45, lives in the community of La Fortuna Arriba, located in rural Trojes, Honduras, with her husband, her 94-year-old father, and Ariana, her 8-year-old daughter (pictured right). Last year (2018), the community of La Fortuna Arriba was a recipient of Pure Water for the World’s WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) program. Jesus Continue reading


Motivated Teachers Create Lasting Change

WASH Success in Solimar de Zepeda Solimar de Zepeda is a community located in the rural region of Trojes, Honduras. The staff at the local school, Eufemia and Dora, worried about the water and sanitation issues in their community, especially in the school. They reached out to Pure Water for the World for help. The 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


Water, Water Everywhere…But Nothing Safe to Drink

“Water, water, everywhere; Nor any drop to drink.” Lines from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge La Mosquitía is located in the easternmost part of Honduras, in the Gracias a Dios department, the second largest department in the country. Virtually inaccessible by land, it is often referred to as Central America’s Continue reading


Let’s Talk About What Makes Water “Safe”

What is meant by “safe” water? And, how does PWW work to bring safe water to communities? World Water Day is this Friday, March 22nd! We are working to continue to provide you with insights about what goes into implementing sustainably safe water programs in underserved communities. You can access our series of blogs for Continue reading


Safe WASH Program for Students in La Jagua, Honduras

Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Initiative in the Pedro Nufio School, La Jagua, Escuapa, Danlí Written by: Annette Butty, PWW Honduras Intern La Jagua is a village located about one hour, by truck, from Danlí, a small city in southern Honduras. Forty students, ages 5 to 15, attend the local school, Escuela Pedro Nufio. Anna is Continue reading


Let’s Talk About Source Water Protection

What does “source water protection” mean? And, how does PWW integrate it into safe water programs? As World Water Day, March 22nd, comes closer, we want to provide you with insights about what goes into implementing sustainably safe water programs in underserved communities. If you haven’t read last week’s article about World Water Day, you Continue reading


They have BIG dreams…

YOU can help them come true. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi This holiday season, we are focused on helping children’s dreams come true by empowering them with safe water…the foundation for health, hope and opportunity. We spoke with students who live in underserved communities of Haiti and Continue reading


Meet our 2018 GivingTuesday Matching Donor!

Bill Donberg (pictured with a family in Haiti) is passionate about the work of Pure Water for the World. So passionate that he and his wife, Phyllis, have offered to match EVERY donation made for GivingTuesday, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000. Bill firmly believes that a donation to PWW is not a gift, but Continue reading