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We are thrilled to announce that the solar pump was installed last week at the Good Future and Hope Foundation (GF&H) Orphanage in Nakisunga, Uganda! The solar pump is connected to a borehole onsite at the orphanage and pumps water to a 10,000L storage tank. Water can now be piped from the tank directly to…

Voss Foundation is thrilled to announce our newest project in Ndlinilembi Chiefdom, Swaziland, which has been made possible by a young supporter’s personal giving campaign in support of our partnership with local partners Gone Rural boMake (GRb) and Rosecraft. This personal giving campaign, which its creator has named “Project Clear Water,” is assisting one of…

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…

Georges Malaika School for Girls continues to be a pillar of health and wellness in the Kalebuka community! In addition to providing a top-quality education, the school strives to educate their students on the importance of proper hygiene.  A local doctor recently came to the school, where he performed checkups and tested for illnesses.  He also…

When the Bergum family surpassed their goal to raise 360,000 NOK ($60,000 USD) to fund a water project in Masikita, Kenya to honor the memory of their daughter, Lene Maria, they didn’t stop. Instead, inspired by the commitment of the Norwegian community who supported their efforts through creative fundraising campaigns, they set a new goal:…

This fall, Voss Foundation will hold Women Helping Women events in New York and San Francisco. Women Helping Women is our global, grassroots initiative that brings together champions of clean water to impact the lives of women and their communities worldwide. Each year, Voss Foundation selects a Women Helping Women honoree for their philanthropic spirit,…

Voss Foundation recently received an update from our partner, FACE Africa, on the Host Committee well in Zian Town, Liberia. Thanks to the generous fundraising efforts from Voss Foundation’s New York Young Professionals and Host Committee, the Host Committee well is now in progress! Due to an unusual rainy season in Liberia, there have been…

It has been an eventful week in the New York office! After a year and a half with Voss Foundation, Program Assistant, Kathleen Yaworsky, left this week to begin a graduate program at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Dimplomacy. We wish her luck on this new adventure. Her departure coincided with the return…

Voss Foundation received an update from our implementing partner, FACE Africa, on “Signe’s Well,” our project in James Town Annex, Liberia. “Signe’s Well” is a project funded by the personal giving campaign of our former intern, Christina Rydland. James Town Annex is one of the three town annexes located in James Town, Rivercess District, where…

Need a great gift or a decorative accessory to liven up your home? Check out our new, handmade items from Swaziland! Our Program Assistant, Kathleen Yaworsky, visited our completed 2012 Women Helping Women project in Swaziland last month. While there, she toured the workshops of our local partners, Gone Rural boMake and Rosecraft, spoke with…

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