Reflections on a Wesley Chapel Rotary team trip to Honduras

Eric Johnson, PWW Traveler Hiking through the mountain hills on a very small path. Drips of sweat draining down my face. Stopping to catch my breath….. Entering through a small door into a mud hut…mud floors. Why am I coming up on my 8th trip to Honduras? Why has Eric visited Honduras so many times? Continue reading


I’ve imagined Haiti ever since I can remember…

By Alys Spillman, PWW Grant Writer I’ve imagined Haiti ever since I can remember. My grandmother lived in the Caribbean and traveled there often, as an art and designer clothing buyer. When we visited her in Maine for holiday weekends, I would fall asleep facing a painting that, at first, looked like just a colorful Continue reading


Have Water and A Toilet Ever Changed Your Life?

By Maria Inestroza, Country Director, PWW Honduras Water and toilets have certainly changed the lives of the 557 people (285 men and 292 women) that live in the rural, dispersed communities of El Bosque, El Boquerón and Quebrada de Oro, in the Municipality of Trojes, Honduras. (learn more about the BBQ Project) Honduras agencies and authorities Continue reading


Michigan Middle School Students Study International Affairs and Water Crisis Abroad.

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer Julie Greene, a special education teacher who traveled with students to Haiti on a Pure Water for the World (PWW) volunteer trip last year, has helped develop a curriculum designed to teach students concepts surrounding many international issues, such as water accessibility. In addition to last year’s trip, Greene has traveled Continue reading


Reflections from a Honduras Volunteer: We must constantly “calibrate” ourselves.

Written by PWW Volunteer, Vijay Desai, Principal Consultant at Desai Management Consulting It’s often difficult to imagine that there are places in the world where clean water is not readily and reliably available. From my upbringing in India, I was familiar with the impacts of water shortage and the effects of living in unsanitary conditions. Continue reading


The Guilty Satisfaction of Traveling with Pure Water for the World

– Shared by Ian Williams, PWW Trip Volunteer There’s a little guilty satisfaction that comes over me each time I travel to another country on a Pure Water for the World trip. Am I doing it for them…or am I doing it for me? Perhaps it’s for both. I’m not going to dig a well Continue reading


Wishes Came True On a PWW Trip

By Kiana Estime, PWW Traveler Hello Everyone, My name is Kiana Estime and I am a 19 –year- old sophomore at Holyoke, MA Community College. Originally I did not expect to attend the 2016 Honduras trip, for I meant to hop aboard a plane to Port-au-Prince, Haiti before the trip was later cancelled. However, Pure Continue reading


Experience A New Culture: Haiti November 6-11

By Eliza Breed: PWW Intern Are you passionate about travel? Interested in service and learning about a new culture? Pure Water for the World offers week long international service trips to Haiti and Honduras. The next trip to Haiti runs from November 6-11. There are still spots available, and here’s why you should go! I was very excited to interview Continue reading