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Jewelry designer Carolyn Roumeguere grew up in Kenya. Born in Paris, she was raised with the Maasai tribe when her mother, a social anthropologist, married a Maasai warrior. Carolyn says, I learned from a young age that without water, there is no life. The livestock die, and the people too…I experienced living with no running…

I’m so pleased to be involved with Voss Foundation. I’ve actually been in the Milgis valley up in northern Kenya and have witnessed the work that Voss Foundation has done up there with the help of my friend Helen Douglas Dufresne. Without water there is no life. I’ve worked for the past 15 years with…

  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…

This holiday, give a gift that gives back. When you purchase an item from the African Bazaar, 100% of the proceeds go to Voss Foundation, to support our mission of providing access to clean water to communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Voss Foundation water projects improve lives—through better health, education, economic growth and empowerment, in a…

PREVIEW BAZAAR ITEMS AVAILABLE HERE! The Voss Foundation African Bazaar is a curated collection of artisan goods, crafted in the regions of Sub-Saharan Africa where Voss Foundation provides access to clean water to communities, helping individuals improve their own lives.It all started with our staff and volunteers who love to purchase local crafts when we…

In anticipation of Voss Foundation’s 2nd annual Women Helping Women in Boston on June 20, we have acquired many exciting new items for a special debut at the event!  You can get a sneak preview here, but be sure to buy your tickets to the event to guarantee your first choice of fabulous jewelry and…

Voss Foundation is pleased to announce our newest artistic collaboration, with award-winning Paris- and New York-based photographer Braden Summers! Braden will be joining the executive directors of Voss Foundation and FACE Africa on a weeklong tour of Liberia to illustrate the impact of clean water in local communities. Voss Foundation completed its first project in…

Voss Foundation invites you to a cocktail reception, hosted by renowned trainer Frank Madden in the VIP tent at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, on Thursday May 17 from 4-6pm — immediately following the day’s competitive events.  Stop by to enjoy our exclusive silent auction and African Bazaar, along with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres….

  We are thrilled that our art auction with Sotheby’s, held on May 22, 2011 at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised $750,000 (NOK 4.2 million/£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! In February 2012, representatives from Voss Foundation and donors from the art auction visited Urra, site…

Thank you for visiting our African Bazaar online! The Bazaar is open during select times of the year. Look for opening updates at vossfoundation.org and on our social media pages. Still thinking about that colorful kikoy from Kenya? Or an adorable Swaziland stuffed elephant? How about the gorgeous malachite dishes from the DR Congo? You…

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