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The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene

The Importance of Safe Water and Proper Sanitation on Menstrual Hygiene Written for Pure Water for the World by Julia Green.  Safe water is essential in maintaining health; it’s a universal fact. While it’s needed for sanitation and hygiene, not everyone has access to safe water. Women and girls – particularly those in lower-income nations Continue reading


Importance of Menstrual Hygiene: MH Day 2021

Guest blog, written by Roshni Patel, PWW student intern, Rutland High School, Rutland, VT The topic of menstruation remains taboo in many societies. Cultural practices, social myths, religious beliefs and other subjects can make it feel difficult for men and women to talk about menstruation. Lack of information and lack of access to menstrual hygiene Continue reading


When She Grows Up…

The PWW team in Honduras recently interviewed girls who live in the region of Maraita to learn about their dreams for the future. With PWW actively working in their communities, these girls are already learning about the critical importance of clean water, safe sanitation and essential hygiene practices, as fundamental tools to protect their health, Continue reading


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