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COVID-19, An Update from Haiti & Honduras – March 24, 2020

In an effort to keep you updated about how the people of Haiti and Honduras are doing during the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve asked our teams to share. Here are their updates: Honduras In collaboration with PWW’s educational partner, CAWST (Centre of Affordable Water & Sanitation Technology), the PWW Honduras team is Continue reading


COVID-19, An Update from PWW

With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the globe, as of 3/19/2020, Honduras has nine confirmed cases. With severely limited medical resources and only 100 ventilators for its 9 million people, this impoverished country is joining other Latin American countries and taking an aggressive approach to contain the virus. On Sunday (3/15), Honduras closed its borders. Continue reading


World Water Day: PWW’s Work Impacts Climate

World Water Day 2020 is Sunday, March 22. This year’s theme is: Water and Climate Change – and how the two are inextricably linked. Climate change and increasingly chronic disasters can cause irreversible alterations and damage to natural resources and ecosystems. These events can also decrease biodiversity and intensify existing environmental degradation. Water and sanitation Continue reading


Grateful Families in Northern Haiti

Our team recently followed-up with families in the northern region of Haiti, near Cap Haitien, talking with Community Agents and visiting 15 of the 100 homes that had received hygiene training and biosand water filters as part of a pilot project initiated in the community of Pistere last year. We are thrilled to report that Continue reading


What’s Your 2020 Vision?

Happy New Year! 2019 was a year to remember at PWW! To celebrated our 20th year as a nonprofit, we held a gathering in Burlington, VT over the summer during which time PWW founders and long-time supporters spoke eloquently about the profound impact our small organization has created. Senator Leahy called PWW “one of the Continue reading


Haiti Earthquake: Looking Back 10 Years

Sunday, January 12th marks the 10th anniversary of the massive earthquake that struck Haiti, taking the lives of an estimated 250,000-300,000 people, injuring at least 300,000 more, and displacing more than 1.5 million people. On this tragic day, buildings, houses and schools across the capital city of Port-au-Prince came crumbling down. The event lasted a Continue reading


Laura Remembers January 12, 2010

Sunday, January 12th marks the 10th anniversary of the massive earthquake that struck Haiti, taking the lives of an estimated 250,000-300,000 people, injuring at least 300,000 more, and displacing more than 1.5 million people. On this tragic day, buildings, houses and schools across the capital city of Port-au-Prince came crumbling down. The event lasted a Continue reading