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Our European Representative Cecilie Malm Brundtland (on the left, in the photo above) led the Bergum family on a site visit to attend the opening ceremony of their first clean water project, in Masikita, Kenya, in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. Here is Cecilie’s report, in her own words:   February 22 (Friday) Friday morning…

Our European Representative Cecilie Malm Brundtland (on the left, in the photo above) led the Bergum family on a site visit to attend the opening ceremony of their first clean water project, in Masikita, Kenya, in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. Here is Cecilie’s report, in her own words:   Kim Riseth (editor) + Bjørn…

  Project implementation begins! Frances the technician (pictured right) and Jacob the welder (pictured left) left for Masikita today with a truck full of supplies. The drive takes all day (in the best of conditions – though it was raining when they left, which can slow down transportation in the hills).   The past four…

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Management Committees are essential to ensure the sustainability of community water systems. Voss Foundation has observed over the years, throughout the implementation of our various projects, how important it is that the community feels responsible for and has developed the capacity to manage the maintenance and operation of its own…

  Middag og auksjon innbrakte 80.000 kroner til nytt prosjekt i Liberia Lørdag 20. oktober ble det holdt middag og auksjon i Namsos til inntekt for Lene Maria for rent vann. Etter at målet om å samle inn 300.000 kroner til finansieringen av et stort vannprosjekt i Masiketa i Kenya er nådd, er familien Bergum allerede…

Voss Foundation is happy to announce a new project in Kenya that will be built in memory of Lene Maria Bergum! As mentioned in our last Kenya update, word has spread about Voss Foundation and Milgis Trust water projects in the Samburu area – and many expressed their interest in getting access to clean and safe…

  “Lene Maria for rent vann” engasjerer stort     Onsdag 22. august ble minnesmerket over 22. juli-tragedien på Utøya avduket i Namsos. Det var Sunniva, Lars Emil og Natalie som stod for avdukingen av skulpturen som symboliserer tomrommet etter de omkomne – og for dem særlig etter søsteren Lene Maria. Det var en flott…

Lene Maria for Rent Vann / Lene Maria for Clean Water Familien Bergum har tatt initiativ til å opprette et vannprosjekt i Lene Marias navn Tove og Arnulf føler at å lage og navngi et vannprosjekt vil være noe Lene Maria hadde ønsket. Vi håper og vil arbeide for at vannprosjektet blir en landsby i…

Sustainability and community empowerment are of utmost importance to the Voss Foundation; every single one of our projects aims to make sure our beneficiaries can take ownership of and maintain their own wells and water systems after implementation is complete. One way we achieve this is by encouraging villages to enact a very small water…

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