No More Giardia!

By  Eva Jiménez Coll, PWW Volunteer Antonio Ezequiel Mejia Licona (pictured), called “Tony” by his family, is a 4-year-old boy living in El Boquerón, a small community within the Trojes municipality of southern Honduras. It takes us two hours by truck and another 15 minutes of walking to get to this community from our office in downtown Trojes city. Tony lives with his mother, 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


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


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