Success Stories

Safe Water Equals Bright Future for These Children

Madame Liseman Darius (pictured left) lives in a rural community in Trianon, Haiti with her five children. For years, all five of her children, as well as her husband and herself, have experienced chronic intestinal distress, including severe diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, and fevers, from the harmful pathogens present in their water source. Testing of their Continue reading


It’s Time for Sesame Street!

“The greatest global health challenge for children are diseases related to poor sanitation, water, and hygiene. The WASH UP! Initiative aims to reduce the number of children that are dying or suffering from preventable and treatable diseases by providing access to meaningful sanitation and hygiene education.” (Source: Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit education organization behind Sesame Continue reading


No More Giardia!

By  Eva Jiménez Coll, PWW Volunteer Antonio Ezequiel Mejia Licona (pictured), called “Tony” by his family, is a 4-year-old boy living in El Boquerón, a small community within the Trojes municipality of southern Honduras. It takes us two hours by truck and another 15 minutes of walking to get to this community from our office in downtown Trojes city. Tony lives with his mother, Continue reading


Wise Beyond Her Years

By Dorvilier Vildens, PWW Haiti Office Nathanael Petit-Homme (pictured left) is only 9 years old. She lives in Fond Cheval, a small community outside of Mirebalais, Haiti. Her family is a PWW beneficiary, meaning they have already received hygiene training and are now safely drinking water from their clean water filter in their home. Nathanael lives with her Continue reading


Selfless Fathers Commit To Support Lasting, Community-Wide Health

Last month, people across the globe celebrated Father’s Day, a day that honors the contributions fathers make to support the lives of their children. Today, we want to highlight four fathers we have had the honor of working with in Trojes, Honduras.These fathers are committed to not only taking care of their own children’s health but are also doing Continue reading


Out of the Shade: Celebrating Menstrual Health

Last month we shared the plans the PWW Honduras team had in place to celebrate International Menstrual Hygiene Day in May. The event, called Out of the Shade, was to be held at a local Trojes school. The goal was to gather girls and families together, bringing their old umbrellas to be used for handcrafting re-usable Continue reading


Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award Ceremony and Impact Update

PWW participated in the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award ceremony, held in Atlanta, Georgia, May 18-19th, 2017. Award winners were announced last November. This ceremony was a gathering to celebrate the awards and hear about the impact these gifts are are creating. Wade Bradford, Operator/Owner of Chick-fil-A Hwy 6 @ West Little York, Texas, and Michael McFerren, Continue reading


Mother’s Day: It’s More Than Simple Appreciation

By Rachel Peck, Volunteer Mother’s Day…a day when we buy flowers, candy, or maybe treat mom to a special breakfast in bed. Seemingly one of the simpler holidays we celebrate, however, the origins of this special day were far less consumer-based. Mother’s Day began, not just to show appreciation for our mothers and for the tremendous sacrifices Continue reading


Half full or half empty glass of water?

By María Regina Inestroza, Honduras Country Director Is the glass of water half full or half empty? This is a question that may sound familiar from a philosophy class, as it relates to the attitude toward the situations you could possibly encounter and the ambiguous ways you can approach and respond to them. Belky Vanessa 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