Meet Madam Jacqueline, Mother of 5

This is Madam Jacqueline Fucien, the mother of five children, ages 10-26. They live in Pistère, Haiti, where PWW is working to empower families with reliable safe water and hygiene education programs. Jacqueline’s family used to suffer with severe intestinal issues and diarrhea. Today, with their clean water filter and knowledge of healthy hygiene practices, Continue reading


Entering 2021 With 2020 Vision

Happy 2021! Whew, was 2020 a wild ride or what?! Last year, at this time, we eagerly welcomed in the new year, basking in the delightful memories of our 20th birthday celebration, when long-time supporters, staff members from all countries, board members, and volunteers gathered together in Vermont to share stories and memories. We were Continue reading


World Toilet Day 2020

World Toilet Day, established in 2013, is a United Nations Observance that “celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation.” It focuses on taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve sustainable development. This year’s focus is on sanitation and climate change. PWW works Continue reading


Ceramic Filters for Families in Dry Corridor of Honduras

In July, PWW announced our participation as a partner in a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored WASH project located in central Honduras, called “Humanitarian WASH Response to Communities Affected by Drought in the Dry Corridor in Honduras.” (read announcement) In addition to working in schools in this region, PWW is providing extensive hygiene education training to 1,134 families Continue reading


El Tablazo: Health, Hope and Opportunity Delivered…

This past year, Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc., of Jacksonville, Florida, partnered Pure Water for the World (PPW) to support a WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) project for all of the families in El Tablazo, Honduras. To help El Tablazo’s community school, Premier Water joined efforts with H2O for Life (an organization whose mission Continue reading


What’s Your 2020 Vision?

Happy New Year! 2019 was a year to remember at PWW! To celebrate our 20th year as a nonprofit, we held a gathering in Burlington, VT over the summer during which time PWW founders and long-time supporters spoke eloquently about the profound impact our small organization has created. Senator Leahy called PWW “one of the 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


World Water Summit 2018: Celebrating 10 Years

There are many Rotary Action Groups involved with Rotary International, but the Water and Sanitation Rotary Action Group (WASRAG) is the most active and organized. Each year, prior to the Rotary International Convention, WASRAG hosts a one-day World Water Summit to which anyone who is passionate about clean water and sanitation issues is invited to Continue reading