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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…

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…

  The 2013 Lene Maria for Rent Vann clean water project in Rivercess County, Liberia is complete! Rivercess is the third project completed through the Lene Maria for Clean Water campaign. Voss Foundation is grateful for all those who have supported the campaign. Through this campaign, Voss Foundation, in collaboration with FACE Africa, built water systems in five…

  We are excited to announce that the last of five hand pumps included in the Lene Maria for Clean Water project in Rivercess County is now complete! Thanks to Voss Foundation and our local implementing partner, FACE Africa, this project now provides access to clean water to 400 people in James Town, Liberia. Voss…

At Voss Foundation, a water project is not about digging a well, taking a picture, and going home.  It is a carefully thought out process that involves as much intensive planning and preparation beforehand as it does monitoring and evaluation afterward.  The actual construction phase is usually the shortest and easiest part of the project!…

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…

Voss Foundation is pleased to announce our third project in Liberia in collaboration with FACE Africa! Rivercess is also the third project funded by Lene Maria for Rent Vann, an incredible grassroots campaign in Norway, started by the Bergum family. This project will provide access to clean water and sanitation to approximately 3,500 people in five different…

Tusen takk til årets russe-aksjon i Namsos som i løpet av kvelden 21. november 2012 samlet inn 115,953 kroner. Vi er utrolig imponert over innsatsen og givergelden som overgikk alle våre forventinger. En spesiell takk til Hans Fredrik Sandberg og Martin Storø som stod i bresjen for aksjonen på Olav Duun videregående skole. Saran i Face Africa…

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…

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