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Global Handwashing Day 2020

Written by Elizabeth Pratt, Volunteer Global Handwashing Day, held October 15th each year, increases awareness of and advocates for healthy and safe hand sanitation and hygiene. COVID-19 has impacted us all, and the importance of handwashing, specifically with soap and water, is more relevant than ever. This year’s Global Handwashing Day theme is “Hand Hygiene Continue reading


An Update from Honduras & Haiti – September 22, 2020

PWW teams in Haiti and Honduras continue essential safe water, sanitation and hygiene education outreach to help vulnerable populations prevent the spread of diseases, including COVID-19.  Summer Update As we enter into the first days of fall, we wonder where this year has gone! For a year that has been very different, with reduced events 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


Now more than ever…

We hope this message finds you and your loved ones in good health and navigating safely through this unprecedented time in our collective history. With pandemic challenges facing people across the globe, we’re thrilled to let you know that PWW team members have been designated as “essential” in communities where we work. This year, even Continue reading


A Look at Fiscal Year 2020

We closed the books on fiscal year 2020 and are excited to share the impact you made possible. Impact Numbers: Reached 1,977 people at homes and in schools with safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions. Installed 345 biosand water filters in homes and schools. Constructed 64 latrines at homes. Built 9 latrines with handwashing stations Continue reading


Keep Haitian Students in School: Matching Donor Program

“With your help, we can create lasting change!” – Paul Sofka, PWW Board Member, Matching Donor With students in Haiti going back to school in August, time is of the essence. Paul has a goal to raise $30,000 by September 30th to help two schools receive lasting safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions. Paul will Continue reading


Pure Water for the World Announces Safe Water for Families in “Dry Corridor”

Rutland, VT – July 15, 2020. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) announces the official launch of a comprehensive UNICEF-sponsored program, entitled, “Humanitarian WASH Response to Communities Affected by Drought in the Dry Corridor in Honduras.” The comprehensive impact program is funded by UNICEF Honduras Country Office (CO), with the support of the underfunded 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