Waiting Patiently: Italian Student Contemplates Clean Water

Hi! My name is Lorenzo Platt, I’m seventeen years old, I live in Florence in Italy, and I’ve been interested in water issues for a couple of years now. My interest towards water issues began when my family and I went on a vacation to Kenya in 2017. While there, we went to visit an Continue reading


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


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


“A Glimpse of Water’s Undercurrent”

Guest blogger, Carsten Pran, is a Robertson Scholar with dual-enrollment at Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is pursuing a major he designed called “Integrative Water Studies”, which combines multiple fields of study to better understand global water justice and equity. In 2016, he traveled to Trojes, Honduras with PWW Continue reading


Superstar for a day!

Written by Tracy Adams, Office & Donor Relations Manager, Pure Water for the World In October, I had the opportunity to take my first trip to Honduras with Pure Water for the World. During the week-long trip, the group of 18 volunteers installed filters, helped finish construction on latrines, visited a community to host a Continue reading


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


PWW Intern: A Life-Changing Experience

Tiffany Saltis (pictured), Castleton University (Vermont) student and Pure Water for the World intern, traveled with PWW to Honduras in June to help bring families clean drinking water. Following is a story she shared of her experience, originally published on the Castleton Spartan website. (shared with permission) ____________________________________________ Written By Tiffany Saltis September 11, 2018 Pure Continue reading