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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…

Meet Mother Diggs, a teacher at the Hope Mission School in Paynesville, Liberia. Mother Diggs thanks Voss Foundation and our implementing partner, FACE Africa, for providing access to clean water and sanitation facilities to her students. Click here to learn more about how the school’s handpump, latrines, and hand-washing station have impacted the health of Hope…

Meet Josephine Sagy, a fifth grade student from the Hope Mission School in Paynesville, Liberia! Now that Josephine has access to clean water, thanks to Voss Foundation and FACE Africa, she can stay healthy and focus on her studies rather than walking to the creek during class. Share this video of thanks from the children…

Voss Foundation Executive Director Kara Gerson talked to Teresa when she visited Liberia last May. Teresa told her what life was like before we brought clean water to the Hope Mission School in Paynesville. She was happy things have changed!

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…

  Voss Foundation’s 2012 video details our commitment to excellence, as we follow up with our partners and projects for years after completion, to ensure the continued success of our clean water initiatives.

People often ask us why our projects differ from site to site.  Why, for example, have we installed solar powered pumps and storage tanks in Kenya, but handpumps in Liberia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or rope-and-pulley removable-cover wells in Mali?  The answer lies in our flexible approach adapting to local conditions.  We strive…

Voss Foundation visited the Hope Mission School in Paynesville, Liberia in May 2012 to meet students who benefit from our clean water and sanitation project at their school.  They were very appreciative of our efforts!  The Hope Mission School was the site of Voss Foundation’s 2011 Women Helping Women water project, implemented in partnership with FACE…

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