Win an all-expense-paid adventure for two to visit and dedicate a new
Voss Foundation water project in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Three easy ways to enter below!
A Message from Voss Water on #OneWellAtATime:
Voss Water of Norway has celebrated our association with Voss Foundation between World Water Day (March 22nd) and Earth Day (April 22nd) through our 31 Days to Make a Difference Campaign for the past five years.
To further our commitment in 2015, we are proud to launch #OneWellAtATime, a program honoring the work of our friends at Voss Foundation.
#OneWellAtATime will give participants the opportunity to share their understanding, vision and passion on the important issue of water scarcity, which is affecting roughly 325 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa.
There will be one program awardee, who will win an all-expense-paid adventure for two to Sub-Saharan Africa to visit and dedicate a new Voss Foundation water project!
The Grand Prize
An all-expense-paid adventure for two to visit and dedicate a new Voss Foundation water project in Sub-Saharan Africa!
The Kingdom of Swaziland
- Explore: Dedicate a new Voss Foundation water project in the Ndlinilembi Chiefdom. While there, you will have the unique opportunity to meet local partners, community members and learn about their culture and traditions.
- Stay: The Hotel Malandelas
- Explore: Spend the days touring the sights, learning about the local culture and enjoying the safari.
- Stay: The Villa Simonne
Included in trip:
- Round Trip Air Transportation
- Ground Transportation
- Guided Tours
- Lunches and Dinners
How to Enter
Bring to life the issue of water scarcity in Sub-Saharan Africa and how
having access to clean water will positively affect the daily and long-term
lives of the people living in these communities.
There are three (3) choices for entering. Please note, all submissions must be in English.
- An original or rights free stock photo with an accompanying paragraph between 50- 200 words.
- An original video up to 3 minutes in length.
- A Be Inspired fact with an accompanying paragraph between 50-200 words.
This section presents to you important water facts and highlights the work of Voss Foundation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Tap the images to learn more!
Judges & Judging Criteria
All entries will be judged in the following manner: 25% on Originality, 25% on Innovation, 25% on Vision, 25% on Passion
SINGER, SONGWRITER, AND PHILANTHROPIST
Jewel is an acclaimed American singer, songwriter, actress, poet and philanthropist. Near and dear to her heart is her charitable initiative, Project Clean Water, which aims to bring clean water to those in need around the world. Since 2009, Project Clean Water and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin United have partnered with Voss Foundation on the “Give A Drop” campaign, changing the lives of thousands.
The three-time Grammy nominee has also seen tremendous success in the music industry, selling over 27 million albums and seeing her debut country album, Perfectly Clear, garner the #1 spot on the Billboard country album charts.
Follow Jewel on Twitter at @Jeweljk.
Executive Director Voss Foundation
As Executive Director of Voss Foundation, Kara Gerson works to provide access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Originating her role, she has led the organization from its offices in Oslo and New York to change the lives of countless men, women, and children. She is often profiled and quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Financial Times’ How to Spend It, and USA Today. In 2013, she received Applause Africa’s African Diaspora Award for being a Friend of Africa.
Follow Kara on Twitter at @karagerson.
Founder & CEO Face Africa
Saran Kaba Jones is the Founder and CEO of FACE Africa, a community development organization working to build and strengthen water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and services in remote communities across sub-Saharan Africa. Since launching FACE Africa in January 2009, the organization has raised over half a million dollars for WASH projects in Liberia. Saran is a Board Member of the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group West/Center Africa and a 2013 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Follow Saran on Twitter at @sarankjones.
President Cause Marketing Forum
David Hessekiel was a journalist and marketing executive before forming the Cause Marketing Forum, which focuses on the intersection of commerce and cause. His insights into these emerging fields have made him a sought-after speaker globally and a frequently quoted source for The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.com. In addition, he co-authored the book Good Works! and believes that companies can do well by doing good.
Follow David on Twitter at @DaveCause.
Enter the Contest
Voss Water and Voss Foundation’s #OneWellAtATime
program entry period is now over.
Stay tuned as we will announce the #OneWellAtATime winner in mid-June!
To learn more about Voss Foundation, please visit www.vossfoundation.org