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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…

Last week, VOSS Water announced that Matt Kistler of Downingtown, PA is the winner of the One Well At A Time program, earning a trip for two to visit and dedicate a new Voss Foundation water project in Swaziland. Every year, VOSS Water celebrates its support of Voss Foundation between World Water Day (March 22) and Earth…

This year, as part of their annual 31 Days to Make a Difference campaign, VOSS Water is funding a new Voss Foundation clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) project in the Ndlinilembi Chiefdom of Swaziland. Thanks to their generosity, we will be able to enhance access to clean water and sanitation facilities for the benefit…

On Tuesday, our Executive Director Kara Gerson spoke at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on the occasion of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration. The event she participated in launched a new inter-agency Joint Programme on empowering adolescent girls and young women through…

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…

Our implementing partner in Uganda, Good Future & Hope, just posted some photos of progress on the construction of their primary school’s toilets and septic tanks, part of our multi-year project to meet all the water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure needs for their school and orphanage. The septic tank and piping was funded by our…

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…

What do you wish for this year? Every year, at Voss Foundation, we wish that more people in Sub-Saharan Africa had access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to enable them to improve their own lives – and that’s what we have been working for since 2008. But we can’t do it without you. This…

“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…

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…

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