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They have BIG dreams…

YOU can help them come true. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi This holiday season, we are focused on helping children’s dreams come true by empowering them with safe water…the foundation for health, hope and opportunity. We spoke with students who live in underserved communities of Haiti and Continue reading


Meet our 2018 GivingTuesday Matching Donor!

Bill Donberg (pictured with a family in Haiti) is passionate about the work of Pure Water for the World. So passionate that he and his wife, Phyllis, have offered to match EVERY donation made for GivingTuesday, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000. Bill firmly believes that a donation to PWW is not a gift, but Continue reading


Celebrating Handwashing in Haiti

Written by Andrew Coco, PWW Haiti This year, in celebration of Global Handwashing Day, Pure Water for the World’s Haiti team conducted an awareness event about the importance of handwashing. The event was held at a school in the community of La Colline Deslandes, located in the region of Darbone in Leogane. This year’s theme was Continue reading


Global Handwashing Day in La Mosquitia, Honduras

Written by Xenia Castellanos and Eva Jiménez, PWW WASH Training Team, Honduras La Mosquitia is one of the most impressive regions in Honduras. Its inhabitants, the Miskitos, are one of the largest ethnic groups in the country. They have preserved their language and culture since ancient times. The region contains original landscape, including native flora Continue reading


Staff Spotlight: Oscar Andino

Written by Emery Letendre, PWW intern, Vermont Oscar Armando Andino started working with Pure Water for the World’s Honduras team in early 2008. Today, he is PWW’s Water Expertise & Training (WET) Centre Coordinator and oversees all of the organization’s WASH training and consulting services in Honduras. He has made invaluable contributions to the work Continue reading


Staff Spotlight: Junior Seraphin

By Bernadette Higgs, PWW Intern Junior Seraphin (pictured right) is the Assistant Manager and Trainer for PWW’s WASH (WAter, Sanitation and Hygiene) Training and Consulting Services Department in Haiti. He started working with PWW in January of 2009 as a filter construction technician. In June 2009, he took the role of bio-sand filter installation technician. He Continue reading


Children’s “Soup Kitchen” Benefits from Safe Water

Written by Eva Jiménez, PWW Intern, Honduras On June 20, 2018, PWW volunteers, from the USA and Canada, installed five clean water filters in locations in downtown Trojes, Honduras that have a critical need for safe drinking water. These organizations included: José Cecilio del Valle, a preschool/kindergarten with ninety-five students; Trojes Health Clinic (two filters): Continue reading