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Staff Spotlight: Junior Seraphin

By Bernadette Higgs, PWW Intern Junior Seraphin (pictured right) is the Assistant Manager and Trainer for PWW’s WASH (WAter, Sanitation and Hygiene) Training and Consulting Services Department in Haiti. He started working with PWW in January of 2009 as a filter construction technician. In June 2009, he took the role of bio-sand filter installation technician. He Continue reading


Children’s “Soup Kitchen” Benefits from Safe Water

Written by Eva Jiménez, PWW Intern, Honduras On June 20, 2018, PWW volunteers, from the USA and Canada, installed five clean water filters in locations in downtown Trojes, Honduras that have a critical need for safe drinking water. These organizations included: José Cecilio del Valle, a preschool/kindergarten with ninety-five students; Trojes Health Clinic (two filters): Continue reading


PWW Intern: A Life-Changing Experience

Tiffany Saltis (pictured), Castleton University (Vermont) student and Pure Water for the World intern, traveled with PWW to Honduras in June to help bring families clean drinking water. Following is a story she shared of her experience, originally published on the Castleton Spartan website. (shared with permission) ____________________________________________ Written By Tiffany Saltis September 11, 2018 Pure Continue reading


Launching WASH Program in Léogâne, Haiti

Léogâne/Darbonne Kick-off Celebration (August 17th 2018) On Friday the 17th of August the PWW Haiti team officially launched the “Community WASH in Léogâne & Darbonne” project. This is Pure Water for the World’s newest project, and the team will begin assessment and baseline studies in the following months. Located 42 km west of Port-au-Prince, Léogâne was Continue reading


Over 14,000 Reached: A Snapshot of Fiscal Year 2018

August 22, 2018 You helped us reach over 14,000 people! We have closed the books on another incredible fiscal year. Children, families, and communities are healthier today thanks to your generous support. Madam Nelson (pictured), of Cité Soleil, Haiti, is the mother of seven. Before receiving the family’s safe water filter this year, she and Continue reading


High School Graduate Finds Inspiration and Friendships in Honduras

Written by Katie Berger, PWW Volunteer, Recent High School Graduate from Vermont This past June, I had the unbelievable opportunity to travel with Pure Water for the World to Trojes, Honduras. I stumbled upon this trip and organization while searching online for some kind of international service trip. During the summer before my first year Continue reading


Staff Spotlight: Andrew Coco, WASH Training Manager, Haiti

Written by Divya Gudur, PWW Intern Andrew Coco is PWW Haiti’s WASH Training and Consulting Services Manager. This title highlights the many important responsibilities that Andrew assumes, some of which include the management of client relations and the coordination and development of: WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) trainings and workshops, WASH celebrations and global awareness Continue reading


World Water Summit 2018: Celebrating 10 Years

There are many Rotary Action Groups involved with Rotary International, but the Water and Sanitation Rotary Action Group (WASRAG) is the most active and organized. Each year, prior to the Rotary International Convention, WASRAG hosts a one-day World Water Summit to which anyone who is passionate about clean water and sanitation issues is invited to Continue reading


Staff Spotlight: Laura Guerrier…Celebrating 10 Years with PWW Haiti

By Emery Letendre, PWW Intern Laura Guerrier will celebrate 10 years with PWW this year! Laura is PWW’s Accountant in Haiti, a position she has earned through hard work and dedication and one she holds with much gratitude, respect, and passion. Laura was not always clear about what she wanted to pursue in college or Continue reading