PWW Team Member Highlight: August 2019 Each month we are featuring a member of PWW’s staff. This gives you the opportunity to get to know our team a little better and gain an understanding about what makes them such a special part of PWW’s safe water programs. PWW Team Member: Ronald Pierre, PWW Haiti Team Continue reading
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WASH Success in Solimar de Zepeda Solimar de Zepeda is a community located in the rural region of Trojes, Honduras. The staff at the local school, Eufemia and Dora, worried about the water and sanitation issues in their community, especially in the school. They reached out to Pure Water for the World for help. The Continue reading
Tisse Saimphise is a 47 year old woman. She has lived in Cité Soleil, the urban slum located next to Haiti’s Port-au-Prince capital, since 1997. Her daughter, Geveline Saimphise, died last year, a couple of months after giving birth to Paulsin Fransito, Tisse’s grandson. Geveline was survived by her four children. Tisse lives in a Continue reading
Rutland, VT – August 10, 2019. The Board of Directors of Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) joined PWW founders, staff members, volunteers, donors, supporters, and partners for a festive event, at the ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington, to celebrate the organization’s 20th year of bringing life-changing safe water and sanitation Continue reading
Jump for Safe Water is the inspiration of Carolyn Meub, PWW’s recently retired Executive Director. Carolyn wanted to launch into retirement with a fun, collaborative, engaging event that would celebrate her adventure with PWW and raise funds to bring life-changing safe water programs to children and families in Haiti and Honduras. Supported by more than Continue reading
PWW Team Member Highlight: July 2019 Each month we are featuring a member of PWW’s staff. This gives you the opportunity to get to know our team a little better and gain an understanding about what makes them such a special part of PWW’s safe water programs. PWW Team Member: Arlen Francisco Mejia PWW Office: Trojes, Continue reading
Story courtesy of School News Network, Grand Rapids, MI. Shared with permission. Students in Michigan raise over $6,000 to bring clean water to Haitian people. Read inspiring story.
“Hope is a Moral Obligation”…these words spoke to me from a beautifully handmade tapestry in my early days of serving as Executive Director of Pure Water for the World (PWW). This became my motivating credo, the foundation from which I served. This is a bittersweet letter, as it is the last time I will be Continue reading
Written by Annette Butty and Olivia Laramie, PWW Interns Hipolito Flores Cruz was born in San Antonio de Flores, a community in Trojes, Honduras. He has lived in the community of El Porvenir de Las Joyas for 50 years. The current life expectancy in Honduras for men is 69.6 years (source). On May 25th Hipolito Continue reading
May 28th was International Menstrual Hygiene Day. This year’s theme was It’s Time for Change. Pure Water for the World teams in Haiti and Honduras were very busy, working in several communities with students, parents, teachers, and community leaders to provide critical education about the female menstrual cycle. The engaging and interactive activities were all Continue reading