2017 “Ripple Award” Honors Rotarian Devoted to Changing Lives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pure Water for the World’s 2017 “Ripple Award” Honors Rotarian Devoted to Changing Lives with Safe Water Rutland, VT – October 11, 2017. Pure Water for the World, Inc. (PWW) is honored to announce Doug Rupert, a Rotarian from the Milford (NH) Rotary Club, as the 2017 “Ripple Award” recipient, for his Continue reading


Learning First-Hand: A Day in the Field

By Eva Jiménez, Volunteer, PWW Honduras Since July of this year, PWW has been implementing a multi-community project, funded by a grant from the Raskob Foundation. The project reaches four communities, in the Trojes municipality, that are located inside the Patuca National Park: La Zuisa, Villa Nueva, Altos de Yamales and Las Brisas de Yamales. In total, 148 bio-sand filters Continue reading


Bowdoin Student Shares Summer Internship Working with PWW and Water

Cordelia Stewart, a student at Bowdoin College in Maine, spent her summer studying and researching water with PWW teams in Haiti and Honduras. Through a series of blogs, Cordelia shares her internship experiences, her learnings and her commitment to helping the families and communities PWW serves. Blog 1: Summer is “Water Time” Blog 2: Learning Through Abstracts, Continue reading


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


Learning Through Abstracts, Stormwater, and Travel!

By Cordelia Stewart This is the second post in a series being written by Cordelia Stewart, a student at Bowdoin College. Cordelia is conducting an internship, through Bowdoin, which focuses on many aspects of water, including research with PWW in Haiti and Honduras.  Previous posts can be read:” Summertime is Water Time.” After writing the 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