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On August 8th, 2014 our European Representative Cecilie Malm Brundtland (pictured far left) joined Tove and Arnulf Bergum at the opening ceremony of their second clean water project with Voss Foundation’s partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu district of Kenya, in memory of their daughter Lene Maria Bergum. Here is Cecilie’s trip report: More than…

Next week the Bergum family will attend the opening ceremony of the second Lene Maria for Rent Vann project with implementing partner Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya: the Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome. Cecilie Malm Bruntland, our European Representative, will join the Bergums for the opening ceremony. She will share a report of the opening…

Voss Foundation’s Program Officer Caitlin Rackish recently returned from three weeks in Kenya and Uganda. We asked her to report back on the trip: Hi Voss Foundation supporters! As mentioned in my trip preview, March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS…

  “The stamp in my passport says I’m home in Norway, but my head is definitely still in Samburu. The Bergums, the opening of the new source, the camel journey…the Samburus…all went very well it seems and I will never ever forget the smiles on all those happy people in Masikita that got water to…

During a recent site visit to Masikita, Kenya to visit the opening ceremony of the first Lene Maria for Clean Water project, our local partner Milgis Trust was very excited to tell us that the first 5 Voss Foundation clean water projects in Kenya (Latakwen, Swari, Ndonyo Nasipa, Urra, and Masiketa) produce about 60,000 liters…

Access to clean water improves education in many ways.  First, the number of hours children are able to spend in school is inversely proportional to the number of hours needed to gather water for essential daily needs. Less time walking for water = more time for school! The WHO estimates that investment in clean water…

Voss Foundation Newsletter Winter 2013 Fall/Winter 2012 Summer/Fall 2012 Spring/Summer 2012 Project Completion Reports Democratic Republic of the Congo Kalebuka Ethiopia Tigray with Water.org Tegolhay with A Glimmer of Hope Kenya Urra Ndonyo Nasipa Swari Liberia Paynesville Annual Reports 2011 2010 2009  

The first project funded by the Just Around the Corner Art Auction was meant to be at a remote site called Nyiroyia. However, tribal unrest in the area at the end of 2011 forced Milgis Trust and the Voss Foundation to reevaluate the security and effectiveness of building a water system at that place and…

Our president and founder, Knut Brundtland, and our European Representative, Cecilie Malm Brundtland, just came back from a trip to visit our Kenya projects! As soon as they arrived in the Samburu region, they were met by two eldermen who came to say hello and thank Voss Foundation for our work — the first time…

Water sources are often far from the village, and women must walk for hours to fetch water daily. Some families even keep their daughters at home so that they can help collect water. Instead of going to school, these girls follow their mothers and walk, on average, at least 10 miles every day (source). While…

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