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Since 2008, Voss Foundation and Milgis Trust, our longest-standing partner, have implemented 9 water projects in the Samburu region of Kenya that provide water to 10 communities: Kileswa, Latakwen, Lekeri, Masikita, Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome, Ndonyo Nasipa, Seren and Kasipo, Swari, and Urra – via 31 access points. Pete Ilsley recently worked with Moses Lesoloyia and Lazaro, Milgis…

Voss Foundation’s implementing partner, Milgis Trust, completed the construction of a hand-dug well outfitted with a solar-powered water system to provide water to Milgis School and the community of Ilgwe Eldome in Samburu, Kenya, earlier this summer. Moses Lesolyia, Milgis Trust’s Ground Manager, recently shared a project report that provided information about implementation, which included…

Implementation of a solar water system is underway for the community of Lekeri, Voss Foundation’s ninth project in collaboration with Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya. The project will outfit a well recently dug by the community with a solar-powered pump. The system will pump water to two water access points: one standpipe next to the…

On August 8th, 2014 our European Representative Cecilie Malm Brundtland (pictured far left) joined Tove and Arnulf Bergum at the opening ceremony of their second clean water project with Voss Foundation’s partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu district of Kenya, in memory of their daughter Lene Maria Bergum. Here is Cecilie’s trip report: More than…

Next week the Bergum family will attend the opening ceremony of the second Lene Maria for Rent Vann project with implementing partner Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya: the Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome. Cecilie Malm Bruntland, our European Representative, will join the Bergums for the opening ceremony. She will share a report of the opening…

When the government drilled the borehole and built a compound, but to date the borehole has remained capped.   Voss Foundation’s eighth project in collaboration with Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya will outfit the existing borehole in the community of Kileswa with a solar-powered pump. The system will pump water to five water access points:…

The solar-powered water system in Ndonyo Nasipa, Voss Foundation’s third project with our longest-standing implementing partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu region of Kenya, was completed in 2011. Three years later, this 2010 Women Helping Women project continues to provide water to the community. Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, visited Ndonyo Nasipa on her…

Don’t miss the opportunity to join the Bergum family for the opening of the second Lene Maria for Rent Vann project in Kenya: the Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome. The group will travel to Kenya in August and there are still a few places left. More information is available at:  http://toppafrika.no/na The stamp in my passport…

March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first clean water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. From 2008-2009, Milgis Trust, our first and longest-standing partner, worked with the community of Latakwen to dig a well and lay piping to pump water to…

Sketch of the Latakwen solar powered water system. (Not drawn to scale.) The first clean water project Voss Foundation ever built was a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water and constructed by Milgis Trust in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. Five years after the project was completed, Voss Foundation’s Program Officer, Caitlin Rackish, visited Latakwen on her recent trip, and drew…

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