PWW: 20+ Years of Evolution

PWW’s mission is to improve lives by empowering people with access to life’s most basic necessities…safe water and sanitation. PWW partners with underserved communities, delivering critical technologies and education to establish sustainable safe water, hygiene, and sanitation programs. With these essential tools and practices in place, children, families and communities are empowered with the life-changing Continue reading


Celebrating 2019: Thousands Now Have Safe Water!

In the rural community of Solimar de Zepeda, Honduras, the school director and teacher worried about the water and sanitation issues in their community. They reached out to PWW for help. Today, thanks to their motivation for change combined with critical donor support, the school has a comprehensive safe water and sanitation program, including a 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


Grateful Grandmother in Cité Soleil

Tisse Saimphise is a 47 year old woman. She has lived in Cité Soleil, the urban slum located next to Haiti’s Port-au-Prince capital, since 1997. Her daughter, Geveline Saimphise, died last year, a couple of months after giving birth to Paulsin Fransito, Tisse’s grandson. Geveline was survived by her four children. Tisse lives in a Continue reading


WWD 2019 Highlights: Leaving No One Behind

World Water Day 2019 was a success! Each year, Pure Water for the World teams in Haiti and Honduras create special events, in celebration of World Water Day, to engage and further educate locals about the critical importance of safe water and hygiene. *World Water Day (WWD) is held annually on March 22nd as a 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 World Water Day

With less than a month until World Water Day 2019, we wanted to take a moment to talk more about this internationally recognized day that is growing in both popularity and activism. What is World Water Day? World Water Day is an internationally recognized day held annually on March 22nd. Started in 1993, the celebrated 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


Dreams Do Come True

Panoramic view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cité Soleil is located along the waterfront.  Yvette Derice lives in the community of Village Rapatrié, located in Cité Soleil, Haiti, the poorest slum in the Western Hemisphere. Village Rapatrié was formed as a community between 2004-2006 by a group of Haitians deported from the United States. The government relocated Continue reading


Over 14,000 Reached: A Snapshot of Fiscal Year 2018

August 22, 2018 You helped us reach over 14,000 people! We have closed the books on another incredible fiscal year. Children, families, and communities are healthier today thanks to your generous support. Madam Nelson (pictured), of Cité Soleil, Haiti, is the mother of seven. Before receiving the family’s safe water filter this year, she and Continue reading