Learning Through Abstracts, Stormwater, and Travel!

By Cordelia Stewart This is the second post in a series being written by Cordelia Stewart, a student at Bowdoin College. Cordelia is conducting an internship, through Bowdoin, which focuses on many aspects of water, including research with PWW in Haiti and Honduras.  Previous posts can be read:” Summertime is Water Time.” After writing the Continue reading


Wise Beyond Her Years

By Dorvilier Vildens, PWW Haiti Office Nathanael Petit-Homme (pictured left) is only 9 years old. She lives in Fond Cheval, a small community outside of Mirebalais, Haiti. Her family is a PWW beneficiary, meaning they have already received hygiene training and are now safely drinking water from their clean water filter in their home. Nathanael lives with her Continue reading


Selfless Fathers Commit To Support Lasting, Community-Wide Health

Last month, people across the globe celebrated Father’s Day, a day that honors the contributions fathers make to support the lives of their children. Today, we want to highlight four fathers we have had the honor of working with in Trojes, Honduras.These fathers are committed to not only taking care of their own children’s health but are also doing Continue reading


I’ve imagined Haiti ever since I can remember…

By Alys Spillman, PWW Grant Writer I’ve imagined Haiti ever since I can remember. My grandmother lived in the Caribbean and traveled there often, as an art and designer clothing buyer. When we visited her in Maine for holiday weekends, I would fall asleep facing a painting that, at first, looked like just a colorful Continue reading


Reinventing the Sidewalk in Haiti

“Have you ever walked in Port-Au-Prince under the rain? How was the experience? It is wet, right?” asked Marion Nonglaton, Pure Water for the World’s Interim Country Director in Haiti, when she stood to address a crowd of young architects and urban designers at the “Reinventing the Sidewalk” event held in Port-au-Prince in May. The “Reinventing the Sidewalk” workshop event was Continue reading


First-Time Volunteer Shares “Newfound Passion”

By Cheryl Woods, PWW Volunteer, Honduras April 2017 Having been an active member of our local Rotary Club in Liberty Lake, Washington for the past several years, my desire of late has been to give back. Having participated in local causes including Veterans groups, backpack programs, at risk youth program funding…the list goes on; there Continue reading


Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award Ceremony and Impact Update

PWW participated in the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award ceremony, held in Atlanta, Georgia, May 18-19th, 2017. Award winners were announced last November. This ceremony was a gathering to celebrate the awards and hear about the impact these gifts are are creating. Wade Bradford, Operator/Owner of Chick-fil-A Hwy 6 @ West Little York, Texas, and Michael McFerren, Continue reading


Sharing Options for Haiti’s Sanitation Needs

By Dorvilier Vildens, PWW Haiti Office Pure Water for the World’s Haiti office recently hosted a workshop on sanitation, with a special focus on Latrine Design and Construction. Emilie Sanmartin and Romain Villiers conducted the training. Emilie has been an International Technical Adviser at the Center for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technologies (CAWST) since 2010. Continue reading