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On July 3rd, Blue Bloods’ actress Sami Gayle and Victoria’s Secret model Vita Sidorkina hosted the Second Annual Georgica Clean Water Benefit for Voss Foundation, which raised over $14,000 in support of our work providing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa and raising awareness of the ongoing need in the…

The solar-powered water system in Ndonyo Nasipa, Voss Foundation’s third project with our longest-standing implementing partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu region of Kenya, was completed in 2011. Three years later, this 2010 Women Helping Women project continues to provide water to the community. Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, visited Ndonyo Nasipa on her…

March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first clean water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. From 2008-2009, Milgis Trust, our first and longest-standing partner, worked with the community of Latakwen to dig a well and lay piping to pump water to…

Sketch of the Latakwen solar powered water system. (Not drawn to scale.) The first clean water project Voss Foundation ever built was a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water and constructed by Milgis Trust in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. Five years after the project was completed, Voss Foundation’s Program Officer, Caitlin Rackish, visited Latakwen on her recent trip, and drew…

Voss Foundation’s Program Officer Caitlin Rackish recently returned from three weeks in Kenya and Uganda. We asked her to report back on the trip: Hi Voss Foundation supporters! As mentioned in my trip preview, March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS…

A solar-powered water system that will pump water 5km to provide Milgis School and the community of Ilgwe Eldome in Samburuland, Kenya will be complete by the end of April. Voss Foundation’s Program Officer, Caitlin Rackish, visited the site twice on her recent trip to this northern Kenyan region, where she visited six of our…

Dear Friends, Voss Foundation’s fifth year is coming to an end and we have much to celebrate! In this anniversary year, we funded the construction of 16 clean water access points and 49 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Liberia, and Swaziland! That brings us to a total of 68 clean water access points and 159 sanitation…

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW Please join Voss Foundation for our Fourth Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN NEW YORK LUNCHEON A luncheon to improve the lives of African women and their families by providing access to clean water, and to celebrate global female empowerment, Featuring Voss Foundation’s celebrated African Bazaar! With Mistress of Ceremony, Selita Ebanks, supermodel,…

It has been an eventful week in the New York office! After a year and a half with Voss Foundation, Program Assistant, Kathleen Yaworsky, left this week to begin a graduate program at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Dimplomacy. We wish her luck on this new adventure. Her departure coincided with the return…

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