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We are thrilled to announce that on May 31st, Voss Foundation again shattered records at our Just Around the Next Corner Art Auction at Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway, raising NOK 11 Million (nearly $1.5 Million) to improve the lives of people across Sub-Saharan Africa with access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. The event…

“When I met the women of the Samburu tribe, I was struck by their tremendous strength,” says Norwegian jewelry artist Trine Ditlevsen. “Their struggles and endurance are incomprehensible for us to ever grasp.” Trine joined Voss Foundation on a donor trip to the opening ceremony of our Swari, Kenya, Women Helping Women clean water project…

In October 2013, Voss Foundation and implementing partner Milgis Trust completed the rehabilitation of an old government borehole and the construction of five new water access points in the communities of Seren and Kasipo  in Samburuland, Kenya. This was our second project funded by the 2011 Just Around the Corner Art Auction. Clean water, pumped to a water tank and…

Women Helping Women (or “Kvinner hjelper Kvinner,” in Norwegian) is a Voss Foundation campaign that has brought together more than 500 champions of clean water in 8 countries to raise over $500,000 to build 18 clean water access points and 155 sanitation facilities, as of January 2014. The campaign started in Oslo in 2009, and…

The Bergum Family has raised over a million Norwegian kroner in memory of their daughter and sister Lene Maria! Read on in Norwegian, or scroll down for an English translation. Voss Foundation vil gjerne få gratulere familien Bergum som har greid å samle inn 1 million kroner til organisasjonen “Lene Maria for rent vann”. Etter…

European Representative Anette Krosby recently led a trip to attend the opening of our sixth clean water project in Kenya. This solar-powered water system serves the communities of Seren and Kasipo in the northern Samburu region and is the second project funded by our 2011 Just Around the Corner Art Auction in Norway. Anette submitted…

Our second Just Around the Corner Art Auction-funded clean water project for the Seren and Kasipo communities in Samburuland, Kenya is “going at full gallop,” according to an update Voss Foundation received Friday, September 13th, from our implementing partners, Milgis Trust. On Wednesday, September 4th, Pete and Frances went down to Nairobi to collect the…

We are thrilled to announce that our May 22nd art auction with Sotheby’s at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised NOK 4.2 million (£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! The Just Around the Corner Art Auction shattered an outrageous number of records. It was the…

Nearly 100 women came to Blomqvist Kunsthandel in Oslo Wednesday night to celebrate the success of the Women Helping Women / Kvinner Hjelper Kvinner fundraising campaign. Over 180 women have joined the group so far, collectively raising more than enough money for their original Swari project in Kenya; the Voss Foundation is currently evaluating proposals…

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