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On Monday, September 8th, 2014, students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Kalebuka, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, go back to class for the fourth year! Voss Foundation attended the opening of the GMF School, the first girls school in the Katanga province, in 2011, to celebrate our two wells for the…

There is a bevy of activity at the Kalebuka village well. Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, our implementing partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sent us two photos of women at the well earlier this week. The well, which was completed in August 2011, was funded by our Give A Drop partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir Richard…

Click here to see the video The wide smiles of the driven, young students and moving stories of the many villagers in this video, demonstrate the true “ripple effect” that access to clean water can have on whole communities. Voss Foundation is proud to have implemented two successful clean water projects in the village of Kalebuka,…

Hand-washing and its implications for hygiene are some of the most critical aspects of the ripple effect of clean water. That’s why we’re so happy to see these photos that our partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georges Malaika Foundation, sent us this week of the students at the Georges Malaika School for…

Not only are the students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thriving academically, they are also budding artists. Two of the students, Louise and Einice, made Valentine’s Day cards for our Give A Drop partners and our Women Helping Women supporters, who funded the construction of two wells. Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, and…

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…

See the email we just got this morning from Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, our implementing partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: two photos taken today of our Kalebuka village well! This well was funded in 2011 by our Give A Drop partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir…

Girls from the Georges Malaika School for Girls, in Kalebuka, Democratic Republic of the Congo, harvested the first papayas of the season earlier this month! Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women 2010 initiative funded the construction of a well on the school’s campus. As the only source of water for the school, the well serves the kitchen, toilets, sinks, and…

Students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls are going back to class! The first girls’ school in the region, in the village of Kalebuka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the site of a 2010 Voss Foundation Women Helping Women clean water project. Our well was dug before the school was constructed because…

Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women initiative funded the construction of two wells in Kalebuka, Democratic Republic of Congo: one at the Georges Malaika School for Girls for the students’ use, and a second in the village for the community. Voss Foundation’s well at the school is the only source of water, and serves the kitchen, toilets,…

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