Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Rutland, Vermont ( December 6, 2012) Pure Water for the World announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.
“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2012 Nonprofit,” says Carolyn Meub, Executive Director of Pure Water for the World. We are proud of our accomplishments this year. These include being honored at the White House, a regional finalist for the CLASSY Awards, receiving the Top- Rated Award, but most importantly we are proud of our accomplishments in Haiti and Honduras. Because of the work being done to provide safe drinking water, hygiene education and sanitation, children and families are living healthier lives.”
The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Pure Water for the World received. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote, “Pure Water's approach is very methodical, professional and caring in a world of need and chaos. They are my heroes! “Pati Smith, Green River, Wyoming.
"We are gratified by Pure Water for the World for its work,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, "They deserve to be discovered by more donors and volunteers who are looking for a great nonprofit to support."
Being on the Top-Rated List comes at an important time of the year, as donors look for causes to support during the holiday season. This list gives donors and others more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers and other donors show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is a form of recognition by the community.
About Pure Water for the World
Pure Water is dedicated to improving the health of children, families, and communities in developing countries by providing them with safe drinking water, hygiene education and sanitation. They collaborate with local leaders to determine an appropriate technology and to implement a sustainable program. To learn more visit:www.purewaterfortheworld.org
GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Its mission is to inspire and inform donors and volunteers, enable nonprofits to show their impact, and promote greater feedback and transparency. www.greatnonprofits.org
Media Contact: Jamin Peck, Project Manager. 802 747 0778