From Volunteer to Leader: Fulfilling and Sharing A Passion

By Eric Johnson, PWW Volunteer & Honduras Trip Leader. As I reflect on my most recent PWW trip to Honduras last month, I’m amazed that, even on my 7th trip, I always experience new opportunities to serve and be humbled by the wonderful children and families we spend time with in the remote region of 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


Three families you’ve helped this International Day of Families

1. The Reyes Family – Bartolo Reyes spends a lot of time climbing mountains. But he’s not a mountaineer in the traditional sense. His community of Santa Rosa de las Quebradas is nestled in the lush mountains of Trojes. Yet despite the beautiful rolling green hills blanketed with coffee farms in this quiet corner of Continue reading


Water Stories…as told by Moms.

This Mother’s Day, we would like to highlight the stories of water that have been told by mothers in Haiti and Honduras. Their stories tell of the need and the impact being made in their lives and the lives of their children and families. A Story of Health Sonia Esperanza Velasquez lives in San Ramon Continue reading


International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women who Make it Happen!

Sunday, March 8th is International Women’s Day. The theme for this year is “Make it Happen”. There is no doubt women are making things happen today. We read and hear stories about the impact women are making in their communities, across their states, throughout the country and around the globe. We celebrate their courage, their Continue reading