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Site Overview Local partner: Milgis Trust Project Type: dig a well connected to a solar-powered water system that pipes water to 4 access points; train water watchmen on maintenance and management of the water system Water access points: (1) community standpipe; 2) the school, (3) the teacher’s homes, (4) the dispensary Funding source: Women Helping Women Project…

The solar-powered water system in Ndonyo Nasipa, Voss Foundation’s third project with our longest-standing implementing partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu region of Kenya, was completed in 2011. Three years later, this 2010 Women Helping Women project continues to provide water to the community. Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, visited Ndonyo Nasipa on her…

We are pleased to report progress being made at our projects in Kenya! See the glowing dispatches from our solar water systems up to four years after implementation, from Helen Douglas-Dufresne, of our local implementing partner Milgis Trust. Update from Latakwen: At Latakwen, the site of our first solar water system in Kenya, Helen reports…

It’s been less than a year since the completion of our second Women Helping Women project, but access to clean water has already had an incredible impact on the Ndonyo Nasipa community. The community’s women and girls, who were burdened daily with the task of carrying water, have especially benefited from the new well. The…

Click to view:  A delegation of Samburu women lead some of our Women Helping Women donors to the water opening ceremony at Ndonyo Nasipa  

Our partner Milgis Trust sent some great photos of the implementation and construction of the well that will serve the water system at Ndonyo Nasipa. The Ndonyo Nasipa project is the Voss Foundation’s third water system in the Samburu region of Kenya, with Milgis Trust, and the second Women Helping Women project. For more photos,…

We are excited to announce the launch of our second European Women Helping Women program! Women Helping Women is an international grassroots campaign wherein a group of women join forces to change the lives of an African community with access to clean water. The newest Women Helping Women / Kvinner hjelper Kvinner project will be…

Status Updates for Milgis Trust Water Projects Since 2008, Voss Foundation has funded 13 solar-powered water systems with implementing partner Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya. In addition, Voss Foundation has provided three grants for ongoing maintenance and management of these systems with funding raised through the  Just Around the Corner (JAC) 2011…

Since 2008, Voss Foundation and Milgis Trust, our longest-standing partner, have implemented 9 water projects in the Samburu region of Kenya that provide water to 10 communities: Kileswa, Latakwen, Lekeri, Masikita, Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome, Ndonyo Nasipa, Seren and Kasipo, Swari, and Urra – via 31 access points. Pete Ilsley recently worked with Moses Lesoloyia and Lazaro, Milgis…

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