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When the Bergum family traveled to Masikita in Samburuland, Kenya last February to attend the opening ceremony of their first water project in memory of Lene Maria Bergum, they learned about the impact that running water had on the local primary school from David, the headmaster. They also learned about Milgis School, a primary school…

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…

Sports Illustrated Supermodel Ariel Meredith invites you to kickoff your Independence Day celebration with a splash on July 3rd at Georgica. Join her to celebrate the independence clean water brings to communities for a cocktail party and dinner benefiting Voss Foundation. Click Here to View the Invite Wednesday, July 3rd Georgica 108 Wainscott Stone Rd, Wainscott, NY 11975 8:00pm – 9:00pm…

Our fourth project in Rivercess, Liberia with FACE Africa is complete, thanks to Lene Maria for Rent Vann! This clean water project has a special place in our hearts, because it was constructed at the newly built compound for people with disabilities in Cestos City, providing access to clean water to the disabled residents. The hand…

    Our partners in Swaziland interviewed community members on the impact of clean water and sanitation in their lives. Here is what they said: “We used to share water with animals, and most of the time the water is very dirty, we are very grateful now that we will be provided with clean safe…

  At the opening ceremony in Masikita, we talked with community members about what access to clean water means to them.  Here are some of the observations they made: (1) Clean water is safe for the children and we will not get cholera. (2)With clean water you don’t get diseases and you are able to…

At Voss Foundation, a water project is not about digging a well, taking a picture, and going home.  It is a carefully thought out process that involves as much intensive planning and preparation beforehand as it does monitoring and evaluation afterward.  The actual construction phase is usually the shortest and easiest part of the project!…

Throw your own party to benefit Voss Foundation clean water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa!  HERE’S HOW.

The Georges Malaika Foundation, our partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, recently conducted a survey to measure the usage of the Voss Foundation Kalebuka village well, funded by Give a Drop in 2010. Survey results indicated that all the women were very happy with the well. It has improved their lives significantly, and has resulted…

Our Junior Host Committee held an exclusive clean water fundraiser at the Gansevoort Park rooftop on May 1st, benefiting Voss Foundation. The event received great press on AM New York and was featured on Guest of a Guest. Over 200 guests attended, enjoying a happy hour with special VOSS Water cocktails and an electrifying violin…

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