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Three Ways PWW Responds to Environmental Needs

Written by Alice Urban, PWW Board Member Three Ways Pure Water for the World Responds to Environmental Needs At Pure Water for the World (PWW), our mission is to improve lives by empowering people with access to life’s most basic necessities: safe water and sanitation. We do this by partnering with underserved communities in Central 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


COVID Can’t Stop Good: Impact March-October 2020

We recently compiled high-level impact numbers to demonstrate the work PWW teams in both Haiti & Honduras have continued to provide in spite of the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for communities across the globe. Following is a snapshot of March through October, 2020, with impactful work continuing: 464 families (>2,300 people) participated in 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


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