PWW Intern and Scholarship Recipient Reflects on Experience

This summer, the Carolyn Crowley Meub Women Empowerment Scholarship was created in honor of PWW’s recently retired Executive Director of 17 years. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student looking to make a difference in the lives of girls and women in developing countries. At PWW’s 20th birthday celebration, earlier this month, the first recipient 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


Much Needed Relief

Victor Centeno and his wife, Santos Jarquin, live in a small, humble home in the remote community of Cayantu Arriba, located about 90-minutes, by truck (on unimproved roads), from the rural town of Trojes, Honduras. Victor and Santos have three children, Ester, Gerson Ariel, and Victor Daniel. They also have a granddaughter named Ritzy. (family Continue reading


High School Graduate Finds Inspiration and Friendships in Honduras

Written by Katie Berger, PWW Volunteer, Recent High School Graduate from Vermont This past June, I had the unbelievable opportunity to travel with Pure Water for the World to Trojes, Honduras. I stumbled upon this trip and organization while searching online for some kind of international service trip. During the summer before my first year Continue reading


French Sailors Share Solidarity in Haiti…and Beyond

A group of three friends from Marseille, France…Albéric Tezenas, Gauthier Marre, and Antoine Goutay… brought their dream to life over this past year. Since high school, the friends shared a dream of traveling the world by boat. “When we were in high school, united by common convictions, we had a lot of dreams. Among them, which Continue reading


A Week in Honduras (a blog post from U.S. Water)

Written by Aimee Ranallo, of U.S. Water. Click here for original blog post. Shared with permission.  A team of U.S. Water volunteers recently returned from a week-long trip with Pure Water for the World, supporting underserved children and families in the Trojes region in Honduras. UNICEF has identified Trojes as a “high-need” and “underserved” community, as waterborne illness Continue reading


Trip to Honduras Leaves Profound Impact on Navy Veteran

An open letter, written by Wayne Paulin, PWW Volunteer. Hello, my name is Wayne Paulin, and I had the incredible opportunity to join the crew of Pure Water for the World in April 2018. Being the president of the Rotaract Club of Cocoa, at Eastern Florida State College, presented me with the opportunity of a Continue reading


From AWTGRAM: Windshield Time–Honduras Style

This article was originally posted in AWTGRAM, the monthly newsletter of PWW’s partner, AWT (Association of Water Technologies), for its members. Shared with permission. Windshield Time–Honduras Style Highlights from an AWT Member’s trip to Honduras with our charity partner, Pure Water for the World.  By Rye Thompson, Innovative Water Consulting “Toyota Hilux Trucks work darn-hard Continue reading


Mom and PWW Volunteer Shares Powerful Story

By: Emily Ricketts ~ Mom, Licensed Massage Therapist, Humanitarian, Pure Water for the World Volunteer Words cannot express the AMAZINGLY AWESOME adventure I had working beside the Pure Water for the World team, my fellow volunteers and the people of Honduras last week; helping bring safe, clean water to the villages and schools of Trojes. Continue reading


Paul Sofka…committed to change in Cité Soleil

Pure Water for the World board member, Paul Sofka, recently made a visit to Haiti, where he returned to the community he holds so dearly in his heart, Cité Soleil. While there, Paul was able to visit with many families for whom he has played a significant role in helping to bring safe drinking water. Continue reading