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Over two hundred people in Kpor Town, Liberia gained access to water and sanitation in April, 2014 thanks to the Lene Maria for Rent Vann campaign, Norwegian for “Lene Maria for Clean Water,” in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. The project, one of fourteen Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia with implementing partner FACE Africa since…

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…

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…

Almost four months after the completion of the Georgica Well, our project with implementing partner FACE Africa in the community of Little Liberia, in the rural Timbo District of Rivercess County, Liberia, the FACE Africa team returned for a visit and took some pictures of the well in action!     The Georgica Well was funded in 2013 by the…

Over two hundred people in Kpor Town, Liberia gained access to water and sanitation thanks to the Lene Maria for Rent Vann (or, Lene Maria for Clean Water, in English) campaign in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. The project, one of fourteen Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia with implementing partner FACE Africa since 2011, and the first in Margibi County, included the construction of…

  Thanks to the First Annual Voss Foundation Benefit for clean water at Georgica in East Hampton, on July 3rd, 2013, 300-400 people have access to clean water in Little Liberia, a community in Little Liberia, in the rural Timbo District of Rivercess County, Liberia.   “This project is a lifesaver…,” said Little Liberia resident,…

Sometimes implementation of our water projects doesn’t go according to plan, despite careful advance work and assessments. In such situations, Voss Foundation is glad to be working with trusted partners in whom we place great confidence. On Monday, FACE Africa, Voss Foundation’s implementing partner in Liberia, informed us that, due to unforeseen environmental challenges, work…

In January 2013, Voss Foundation and Host Committee partnered on a multi-event charitable campaign that ultimately raised enough to fund a clean water well for the community of Zian Town in Liberia. With benefit parties at Manhattan hot spots Riff Raff’s and the Gansevoort Park Rooftop, hundreds of New Yorkers in their 20s and 30s made…

Voss Foundation implementing partner FACE Africa is on the ground in Liberia collaborating with Voss Foundation and VOSS Water on not one but two initiatives – a new project and VOSS Water’s 31 Days To Make A Difference: Living Well campaign.     Saran Kaba Jones, Founder and CEO, of FACE Africa, and photographer Keiko Hiromi left for a two-and-a-half week trip to…

Over four hundred people in James Town Annex, Liberia gained access to clean water this fall thanks to the the personal giving campaign of former Voss Foundation intern, Christina Rydland. The well, one of the eleven Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia this year with implementing partner FACE Africa, included the rehabilitation of a broken manual hand pump, local capacity-building…

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