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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…

  We’ve received some great questions from supporters asking what it means that some of our wells have “rope and washer” pumps.“Rope and washer” refers to the technology behind a certain kind of hand-pump. Our friends at CHF International, with whom we implemented rope and washer pumps on wells in Ethiopia, have provided us with…

See above and below great photos from our partner CHF International showing our wells in the Gode and Kelafo zones in Ethiopia! Here is the completed well at Niri The shallow wells’ construction is based on a design incorporating both hydrological engineering best practices and  local preferences. Each well has a one meter high wall…

The Voss Foundation was Argus Group’s charitable partner for its February 2010 expositions, Health & Beauty Scandinavia and Fitness & Health 2010, in a partnership called Sammen for Vann. “Sammen for Vann” (or “Together for Water” in English) helps provide clean drinking water to rural villages in Eastern Ethiopia. At the fairs, participants were encouraged…

Voss Foundation is thrilled to announce “Together for Water” (or “Sammen for Vann” in Norwegian), our newest Scandinavian campaign! “Together for Water” is a joint venture with Argus Exhibition AS, who has selected Voss Foundation as its charitable partner for its upcoming expositions, Health & Beauty Scandinavia 2010 and Fitness and Health 2010 in Lillestrøm. Argus Exhibition…

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