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Malaika School and Kalebuka Center For Hope Sanitation Project: Phase I Update A new sanitation project is underway at Malaika School and the Kalebuka Community Center for Hope. The mission of Malaika is to empower Congolese girls and their communities through education. They opened the Malaika School, a free, accredited institution that provides quality education…

Kalebuka Village Water Projects 9-11: 2018 Drilling Update Voss Foundation first partnered with Malaika in 2010 to fund a borehole at the site of the Malaika School in Kalebuka, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since then, Voss Foundation has funded an additional 11 boreholes with hand pumps, to provide safe drinking water to over 16,000…

Voss Foundation is thrilled to introduce singer-songwriter, author, and philanthropist, Jewel, one of our 2015 Women Helping Women Honorees, to our supporters. Jewel is also once of Voss Foundation’s earliest supporters. Jewel founded Project Clean Water in 1997 after experiencing for herself what it was like to live without access to clean water. Then, in 2009, Jewel’s…

The ongoing success of the Malaika School for Girls (FKA Georges Malaika Foundation School for Girls) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo attests to the ripple effect of clean, safe water on both Malaika and the surrounding community of Kalebuka. The Malaika School has increased its enrollment from the initial number of 106 girls…

Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, spent over three weeks in Eastern Africa with our partners Milgis Trust in Kenya, Malaika (formerly known as the Georges Malaika Foundation) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Good Future & Hope in Uganda. While there, Caitlin visited our water, sanitation, and hygiene projects funded by Women Helping Women, Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Virgin Unite through Give A Drop, Lene Maria for Rent Vann, and Kim and…

It may be cold and snowy at Voss Foundation’s offices in Oslo and New York, but flowers are in bloom at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Kalebuka, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, thanks to our water project! The well that Voss Foundation funded in 2010 through our Women Helping Women campaign to…

Drilling is underway on the first of the two boreholes co-funded by Voss Foundation’s 2014 Women Helping Women campaign and Give A Drop, Voss Foundation’s partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite to address the worldwide water problem, and GAD’s second project with GF&H. Noella Coursaris Musunka, Founder and CEO of the Georges Malaika Foundation, and…

At the end of 2014, just as our staff was getting ready to leave for the holidays, we received the most extraordinary Christmas present from Jewel and our friends at Project Clean Water, our Give A Drop partners along with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite: over the course of the year, Jewel had raised over…

Dear Friends, Wow! What a year 2014 has been! I think the best way to sum it up is a year of superlatives, as we reached impressive milestones and broke records in our impact and that of our incredible supporters. In our sixth year, we funded the construction of 21 clean water access points and…

Voss Foundation launched our Women Helping Women campaign in the United States in 2010 by fundraising for our first project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a borehole at the site of the Georges Malaika School for Girls, founded by our 2010 Women Helping Women honoree, Noella Coursaris Musunka.  This year, Voss Foundation will…

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