Menstrual Hygiene Day 2017: Education Changes Everything

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. This internationally recognized day “raises awareness of the challenges women and girls worldwide face due to their menstruation and highlights solutions that address these challenges.” (source) This year’s theme is “education,” something all of us at Pure Water for the World take very seriously. Our WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) 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


PWW Team Shares

Community. Education. Trust. Commitment. Integration. These are Pure Water for the World’s core values. They provide the fundamental foundation from which we work. Our teams have been putting these values into action, sharing our gained knowledge, understanding, and expertise with others with a goal of expanding greater awareness and understanding of the vital importance of safe water, sanitation and hygiene 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


International Women’s Day- A Day to be Bold!

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD); a day committed to empowering women and girls to achieve their goals, to raise awareness about the need for a more gender-balanced leadership system and equal pay. This year’s theme is “Be Bold For Change” and IWD is asking both men and women to Continue reading


Taking a Stand- Human Rights Day

By Rachel Peck, Intern “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.”  – Article 1, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights December 10, 1948 in Paris the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed The Continue reading


Pure Water for the World Receives Chick-fil-A Foundation’s True Inspiration Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pure Water for the World Receives Chick-fil-A Foundation’s True Inspiration Award Rutland, VT – November 16, 2016. The Chick-fil-A Foundation recently held its annual True Inspiration Awards contest. This is the third year the Chick-fil-A Foundation has granted the True Inspiration Awards, which were created to honor the legacy of S. Truett Continue reading