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When the Bergum family traveled to Masikita in Samburuland, Kenya last February to attend the opening ceremony of their first water project in memory of Lene Maria Bergum, they learned about the impact that running water had on the local primary school from David, the headmaster. They also learned about Milgis School, a primary school…

When the Bergum family surpassed their goal to raise 360,000 NOK ($60,000 USD) to fund a water project in Masikita, Kenya to honor the memory of their daughter, Lene Maria, they didn’t stop. Instead, inspired by the commitment of the Norwegian community who supported their efforts through creative fundraising campaigns, they set a new goal:…

Our Executive Director, Kara Gerson, attended the WASH Sustainability Forum at the World Bank in Washington, DC on March 11-12, hosted by The World Bank Group, UNICEF, Global Water Challenge, WASH Advocates, Aguaconsult, and the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. We asked her to report back on the event: Hi Voss Foundation supporters! I…

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…

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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