“My Global Perspective Matured Drastically”

Change-Maker: Carsten Pran, PWW Volunteer and Fundraiser In June, 17 students and adults joined our PWW-Honduras team for a week of service. The team of volunteers spent five days installing water filters and piping, building latrines, administering anti-parasite medication, and interacting with Honduran children and families. Sixteen-year old Carsten Pran, a high school student from California, shares Continue reading


A Friendship Story That Started With a PWW Trip!

Sunday, August 7th, was International Friendship Day. We wanted to share the story of two couples, who developed a strong friendship all because of a PWW trip to Honduras. Here is their story as told by the the Johnsons & the Sabens. As avid Rotarians in Yarmouth MA, we (Jim and Tammy) wanted to do Continue reading


Following Our Hearts to Haiti

 By Paul Sofka, PWW Board Member Following the devastating 2010 earthquake, my son, Paul Sofka Jr., was invited to go to Haiti to provide meals for American workers who were supporting relief efforts for Haitians. Paul is a professional chef. He asked me to join him for 18 days, and I accepted his invitation. During our time there, we Continue reading


Teenage Volunteer Shares Her Honduras Experience

In June, 8 teens and 11 adults traveled with Pure Water for the World to volunteer by installing water filters and latrines in rural communities in the mountainous Trojes region of Honduras. Upon their return, we spoke with one of the teens on the trip…15-year old Gabrielle, a rising high school sophomore student from Texas. Continue reading


Cité Soleil…etched in my heart.

As told by Susan Thomas Three years ago, I went to Haiti to work with Pure Water for the World to help install simple bio-sand water filter systems in homes and in schools in Haiti. We did that. But there was one area that we went to that has not left my heart…Cité Soleil.  This place Continue reading


Memories from my first visit to Honduras

As Told by Katie Reed In April of 2012 my husband, Michael, and I went on a working trip to Honduras with Pure Water for the World. He had previously gone on a similar trip to Haiti with Pure Water and liked the work they are doing so much, we decided to volunteer long-term in Continue reading