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
By Rachel Peck, Volunteer In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 20th to be the World Day of Social Justice. The goal of the Assembly was to highlight the need for sustainable economies, employment security and gender equality for all. The Assembly recognizes that without social justice, peace and the achievement of fundamental Continue reading
By Olivia Laramie, Student Intern On September 25, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations met at the United Nations headquarters in New York for the organization’s 70th anniversary where they decided to create new global Sustainable Development Goals. According to the thirty-five page document drafted by the United Nations, the assembly hopes to Continue reading
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
Thanks to your generosity in 2016, Pure Water for the World was able to do so much good…from launching our most complex, comprehensive safe water, sanitation and hygiene project yet, to meeting the most basic needs of families who survived the wrath of Hurricane Matthew. YOU are doing the extraordinary by helping to provide lasting health, hope and Continue reading
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
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
As we continue to reflect on 2016, here are a few blogs that were our favorites and yours! We certainly had some exciting events in 2016 which we enjoyed sharing as well as the experiences of others such as our PWW travelers. We look forward to 2017, and the experiences it holds, as we continue Continue reading
In looking back at 2016, we were fortunate to have some lovely photos taken by volunteers, board members and PWW travelers. The PWW staff also took some great photos. Here are some of our favorites that were taken over this past year.
Honor your loved ones this holiday season with meaningful gifts that provide health, hope and opportunity to underserved children and their families. Thank you for giving the life-changing gift of safe drinking water this holiday season!