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Four hundred people in Zian Town, Liberia gained access to clean water this Fall thanks to a group of young professionals in New York City and Voss Foundation’s partnership with Host Committee. Host Committee, an innovative tech startup that orchestrates private curated events at exclusive venues in New York, helped Voss Foundation’s Junior Committee, started by VOSS…

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Management Committees are essential to ensure the sustainability of community water systems. Voss Foundation has observed over the years, throughout the implementation of our various projects, how important it is that the community feels responsible for and has developed the capacity to manage the maintenance and operation of its own…

Swaziland: Rehabilitation Project Update Voss Foundation funded the evaluation of 22 water and sanitation projects implemented by our partner boMake Rural Projects (formerly Gone Rural boMake) as well as the rehabilitation of 14 water systems that did not meet the revised national standards through the Charlot D. Malin Commemorative Fund and Mikimoto’s Pearls for Progress campaign. The water…

Western Africa is currently in the midst of the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history. According to the WHO, there have been 2,473 confirmed, probable, and suspect cases and 1,350 deaths in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leona, as of August, 18th 2014. Over one-third of all confirmed, probable, and suspect cases and deaths to date have occurred…

Our Program Assistant, Kathleen Yaworsky, just returned from Swaziland, where she visited our completed project there, met our local partners Gone Rural boMake and Rosecraft, and discussed possibilities for future collaboration. Three Voss Foundation donors joined her for the trip: Amy Canepa Donahue and Casey Eltringham, recipients of the VOSS Pure Intentions Award, and Casey’s…

Swaziland: WASH Systems Services and Support Report Recap At Voss Foundation we prefer to develop long-term relationships with our implementing partners. This choice means we have fewer partners, but it enables our partners to comprehensively address the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs of not just one community but a whole district or region and…

CHARLOT D. MALIN COMMEMORATIVE FUND Charlot, visiting one of the VIP latrines built by Voss Foundation partner Gone Rural boMake in Swaziland. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Charlot’s friends and family who have honored her memory by contributing to Voss Foundation.  We are incredibly moved by your support and humbled to…

On June 8th, Voss Foundation’s Sixth Annual Women Helping Women (WHW) Boston Luncheon and African Bazaar raised awareness and over $22,000 to support our mission to provide access to water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Seventy-five supporters came to the Boston College Club, located in the heart…

  This year, as part of their annual 31 Days to Make a Difference initiative, VOSS Water is launching a campaign called “Every Like Makes a Difference.” Between World Water Day (March 22) and Earth Day (April 22), you can help VOSS Water build a new Voss Foundation clean water project by “liking” designated #MakeADiff posts across VOSS Water and Voss Foundation’s global social…

Voss Foundation is happy to introduce Robert (Tenny) and Kim Field to our supporters as two of our 2015 2015 Women Helping Women Honorees. Tenny are Kim are ardent supporters of Voss Foundation. Tenny has served on Voss Foundation’s Board of Directors since 2013. Kim has been on the Women Helping Women New York committee for the last 4 years, and…

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