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


PWW Volunteer Trip Inspires Change in High School Students

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer Three students from Elk Rapids High School in Michigan, joined middle school special education teacher, Julie Greene, on a volunteer trip to Haiti with Pure Water for the World (PWW) last November. The students all experienced a change in perspective and have shared their stories with us. Victoria Garrow, a senior at Elk Rapids 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


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


Memories from Honduras…

As told by Eric Johnson, Wesley Chapel Rotary Club. Traveling to another country is always an adventure! Whenever you experience another culture, you often see, taste, touch and smell things for the first time. It changes you. You grow as a person.Your faith in yourself grows.  After every trip to Honduras, with Pure Water for Continue reading