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 our mission to provide many, many more children and families with health, hope and opportunities. Cheers!
It’s been six years since a devastating 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country. And while the international community rallied together to support the country’s recovery, Haitians still suffer from the effects. Read More >
Karla, a Health Promoter with PWW in Honduras, knows what it means to be fearful and miss school every month due to a lack of knowledge and tools for managing her menstrual cycle. Today, Karla teaches hygiene courses to teachers, parents and girls. Read More >
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 his experience>
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. Read his story>
Shared by Ian Williams, PWW Trip VolunteerThere’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. Read Ian’s experience in Haiti >