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#WellWishes Holiday Campaign Supporter Tool Kit 2016 Join Voss Foundation and #GivingTuesday’s global movement to unite communities around the world by sharing our capacity to care for and empower one another. This holiday season, Voss Foundation is asking “Why are you thankful for clean, safe water and adequate sanitation?” 663 million people worldwide still use…

  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…

Did you know that August is the U.S.’ National Water Quality Month? At Voss Foundation, our very mission is to provide access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa and raise awareness of the ongoing need in this region. We are proud to be working with…

This year, as part of their annual 31 Days to Make a Difference campaign, VOSS Water is funding a new Voss Foundation clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) project in the Ndlinilembi Chiefdom of Swaziland. Thanks to their generosity, we will be able to enhance access to clean water and sanitation facilities for the benefit…

On Tuesday, our Executive Director Kara Gerson spoke at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on the occasion of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration. The event she participated in launched a new inter-agency Joint Programme on empowering adolescent girls and young women through…

On Thursday, January 29th, Voss Foundation was celebrated at the Royal Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, D.C., at a private event hosted by the embassy and Alison and John Shulman (above center and right). Norwegian Ambassador Kåre Aas, above left, welcomed the guests, who included a U.S. Senator, the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Women’s Issues, a…

We thank all of our supporters who have expressed concern about Voss Foundation’s partners and projects in Liberia in the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. We spoke to our partner FACE Africa today and they confirm that all staff and consultants are healthy so far. As the only NGO currently working in rural Rivercess…

Our Executive Director, Kara Gerson, was quoted in The Guardian this week in an article by Leigh Stringer on brands building the foundation for sustainable business in Africa: “‘One challenge [for businesses] will be making sure moving operations to Africa is done fairly, so that both the workers and the business owners benefit from it…

Voss Foundation was established with a singular idea: that a lack of access to clean water should not impede development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2008, this was what inspired then-VOSS-CEO Knut Brundtland, our founder, as he learned of the lack of access to such a vital resource and contemplated his responsibility as the CEO of…

Voss Foundation was established with a singular idea: that a lack of access to clean water should not impede development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2008, this was what inspired then-VOSS-CEO Knut Brundtland, our founder, as he learned of the lack of access to such a vital resource and contemplated his responsibility as the CEO of…

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