French Sailors Share Solidarity in Haiti…and Beyond

A group of three friends from Marseille, France…Albéric Tezenas, Gauthier Marre, and Antoine Goutay… brought their dream to life over this past year. Since high school, the friends shared a dream of traveling the world by boat. “When we were in high school, united by common convictions, we had a lot of dreams. Among them, which Continue reading


A Week in Honduras (a blog post from U.S. Water)

Written by Aimee Ranallo, of U.S. Water. Click here for original blog post. Shared with permission.  A team of U.S. Water volunteers recently returned from a week-long trip with Pure Water for the World, supporting underserved children and families in the Trojes region in Honduras. UNICEF has identified Trojes as a “high-need” and “underserved” community, as waterborne illness Continue reading


Trip to Honduras Leaves Profound Impact on Navy Veteran

An open letter, written by Wayne Paulin, PWW Volunteer. Hello, my name is Wayne Paulin, and I had the incredible opportunity to join the crew of Pure Water for the World in April 2018. Being the president of the Rotaract Club of Cocoa, at Eastern Florida State College, presented me with the opportunity of a Continue reading


From AWTGRAM: Windshield Time–Honduras Style

This article was originally posted in AWTGRAM, the monthly newsletter of PWW’s partner, AWT (Association of Water Technologies), for its members. Shared with permission. Windshield Time–Honduras Style Highlights from an AWT Member’s trip to Honduras with our charity partner, Pure Water for the World.  By Rye Thompson, Innovative Water Consulting “Toyota Hilux Trucks work darn-hard Continue reading


Mom and PWW Volunteer Shares Powerful Story

By: Emily Ricketts ~ Mom, Licensed Massage Therapist, Humanitarian, Pure Water for the World Volunteer Words cannot express the AMAZINGLY AWESOME adventure I had working beside the Pure Water for the World team, my fellow volunteers and the people of Honduras last week; helping bring safe, clean water to the villages and schools of Trojes. 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


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