Success Stories

Out of the Shade: Celebrating Menstrual Health

Last month we shared the plans the PWW Honduras team had in place to celebrate International Menstrual Hygiene Day in May. The event, called Out of the Shade, was to be held at a local Trojes school. The goal was to gather girls and families together, bringing their old umbrellas to be used for handcrafting re-usable 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


Mother’s Day: It’s More Than Simple Appreciation

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer Mother’s Day…a day when we buy flowers, candy, or maybe treat mom to a special breakfast in bed. Seemingly one of the simpler holidays we celebrate, however, the origins of this special day were far less consumer-based. Mother’s Day began, not just to show appreciation for our mothers and for the tremendous sacrifices Continue reading


Half full or half empty glass of water?

By María Regina Inestroza, Honduras Country Director Is the glass of water half full or half empty? This is a question that may sound familiar from a philosophy class, as it relates to the attitude toward the situations you could possibly encounter and the ambiguous ways you can approach and respond to them. Belky Vanessa Continue reading


Have Water and A Toilet Ever Changed Your Life?

By Maria Inestroza, Country Director, PWW Honduras Water and toilets have certainly changed the lives of the 557 people (285 men and 292 women) that live in the rural, dispersed communities of El Bosque, El Boquerón and Quebrada de Oro, in the Municipality of Trojes, Honduras. (learn more about the BBQ Project) Honduras agencies and authorities Continue reading


Would you sacrifice your only income for safe water?

Jose Antonio Mejia, known as Toño to his neighbors in the community of El Boqueron, is a quiet and serious man. A 39-year old, hardworking father, Toño made the ultimate sacrifice this year…he gave up his job, the only money available to care for his family, so his children can have safe water. We have Continue reading


Sharing Everything for Water

By Mario Andre, PWW Haiti, Country Director Mrs. Charles Christiane (pictured) is a community leader in the greater Bouda Chita, Haiti region. She is one of the 300 families benefitting from last fall’s fundraising campaign to reach her underserved community with safe water solutions. Mrs. Christiane is a direct beneficiary of the safe water program, Continue reading


“We Can Trust the Water Now”

José Ramón Moncada is 47 years old and the very proud father of six children. The family lives in the community of Altos de Santa Rosa in the Trojes region of Honduras. Life has not been easy for José Ramón and his family. Nonetheless, he is quick to say, “even with all of the difficulties, Continue reading


Mom Committed To Creating Change

Mariza Mejia is a mother of four who lives in a rural Trojes community in Honduras. When PWW came to her community with safe water solutions, Mariza was selected by her neighbors to be a Community Agent. What is a Community Agent? Community Agents are volunteers who live in communities PWW serves. These community members Continue reading


Handwashing Day is Celebrated in Trojes

Author: Kaylee Pratt, Intern On October 15, Pure Water for the World (PWW) along with many other non-profits, marked another successful year of celebrating Global Handwashing day. This was an opportunity for PWW to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of washing hands with soap and water as an easy way to prevent the Continue reading