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Sixth Annual Women Helping Women New York A luncheon and African Bazaar to improve the lives of African women and their communities by providing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene; and to celebrate global female empowerment. Thursday, November 5th 12:00PM African Bazaar opens | 12:30PM Luncheon Stephan Weiss Studio 711 Greenwich Street PURCHASE TICKETS NOW…

In late June, fashion editors, designers, stylists, buyers, photographers, and taste-makers gathered for Voss Foundation’s second annual African Bazaar Committee curating event. Once again, the evening was hosted in the offices of fashion PR firm Deborah Hughes Inc., amidst the racks of beautiful designer clothes – a perfect setting for our exquisite, exotic artisan-made goods…

Voss Foundation is thrilled to introduce our 2014 Women Helping Women Co-Honoree, Kristy Caylor! Kristy is the Co-Founder, President, and Creative Director of Maiyet, a company pioneering a new luxury by creating a fashion brand that celebrates rare artisanal skills from unexpected places. “Maiyet and Voss Foundation are deeply aligned in our commitment to women’s…

Karen Egren Jewelry has released two beautiful necklaces to benefit Voss Foundation, in celebration of World Water Day! 20% of sales from each pave drop necklace by the designer, a celebrity favorite, will be donated to Voss Foundation, supporting our work providing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven…

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…

Jewelry designer Carolyn Roumeguere grew up in Kenya. Born in Paris, she was raised with the Maasai tribe when her mother, a social anthropologist, married a Maasai warrior. Carolyn says, I learned from a young age that without water, there is no life. The livestock die, and the people too…I experienced living with no running…

We are pleased to present the completion report we just received from our 2012 Women Helping Women project in Swaziland! The Ntontozi Water and Sanitation Project addressed water, sanitation and hygiene threats faced by more than 6300 people (160 homesteads) in Ndinda and Ngyoyia in the KaNdinda Chiefdom. Our 2012 Women Helping Women events in San…

This year’s Women Helping Women and African Bazaar tote bags will be designed by Women Helping Women New York committee member and fashion designer Bonnie Young. “I am thrilled to be on the committee of this year’s Voss Foundation Women Helping Women New York Luncheon,” Bonnie told us recently. “When I was first asked by…

A myriad of beautiful, unusual, and useful items are on their way across the Atlantic and onto the shelves of Voss Foundation’s New York office. The African Bazaar, which debuted at our New York Women Helping Women Luncheon in 2011 as a way to share the same artisan-made goods that our staff would purchase from…

Did you know you can host your own Voss Foundation African Bazaar trunk show, where you can showcase beautiful pieces handmade in Africa that raise funds for clean water projects? That’s just what one of our our longtime supporters and Women Helping Women New York committee members did this weekend! Maryli Karske invited friends to…

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