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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…

Voss Foundation was established with a singular idea: that a lack of access to clean water should not impede development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2008, this was what inspired then-VOSS-CEO Knut Brundtland, our founder, as he learned of the lack of access to such a vital resource and contemplated his responsibility as the CEO of…

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…

    Kamalala Mutamba Nicie is a student in the Primary 3rd grade B class at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Kalebuka, Democratic Repulic of The Congo. She is the youngest of her family. Her favorite lesson is art and she loves the color blue, but not as much as she loves when…

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