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The rehabilitation of an existing well and construction of a new hand pump in Mendeh Town, Rivercess County, Liberia, is now complete. Thanks to Voss Foundation, through the Lene Maria for Rent Vann campaign, and in partnership with FACE Africa, 350 people in Mendeh Town now have access to clean water! The Mendeh Town Clean…

Corporate social responsibility is a term thrown around with a lot of enthusiasm these days, but not a lot of clarity. As an international development executive with a personal passion for public-private partnerships, I believe CSR is too often considered as a charitable add-on, a narrowly defined marketing function segregated from the rest of the…

Meet Sarah. Sarah Umba Ilunga is a kind, ambitious, and hardworking third grader. On a typical day, she rises at the crack of dawn to get ready for school. When she arrives, she focuses hard on her classes and practices writing and math. During recess she enjoys playing soccer with her friends. After a long day…

We remain humbled and grateful for the overwhelming public support the Lene Maria for Clean Water campaign continues to receive in Norway! Almost every week there is an innovative new way for community members to come together and help people in Sub-Saharan Africa improve their own lives with access to clean water – contributing to…

Our first project in Swaziland, funded by Women Helping Women 2012, is making great progress! The community training and sanitation components are complete, and construction will soon begin on the water access points. The overwhelming community participation during training led to an expansion of the original project scope, and we were able to reach more…

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…

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Benefit Cosmetics Boutique in Boston! 15% of the evening’s sales will be donated to Voss Foundation in support of our clean water projects and Women Helping Women! Thank you to Benefit for your amazing generosity in supporting Voss Foundation’s efforts to help women and communities in Sub-Saharan African improve their own lives…

The Voss Foundation clean water project in Toby Town, part of our larger project to bring clean water to five communities in Rivercess County, Liberia – funded by Lene Maria for Clean Water – is well under way! Once complete, the Toby Town handpump will provide 500 people with clean water access! There has been…

  This picture was drawn by a student in the Samburu region of Kenya, in response to the question, “What does water mean to you?” It was sent to us by our local implementing partner, Milgis Trust. We love it because it shows how having a tap near your house and being connected to water is…

Flowers grow at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo!  Clean water provides not only health and education for girls like Julienne, but beauty and joy as well!  We thank Women Helping Women for the support that made our clean water project at the GMF School for Girls a…

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