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The Women Helping Women campaign began in Norway in 2009 when a group of Norwegian women came together to fund a clean water system for the community of Swari in the northern Samburu District of Kenya. In 2010, Voss Foundation held the first Women Helping Women New York luncheon, which raised funds for the first…

On November 5th, Voss Foundation’s Sixth Annual Women Helping Women (WHW) New York Luncheon and African Bazaar  raised over $107,000 to fund the water and sanitation infrastructure for Good Future and Hope Foundation’s five new homes, which will provide safe accommodations to homeless children and orphans in the Nakisunga region of Uganda. Over 2oo supporters…

Last October, Voss Foundation Board member Tenny Field and his wife Kim, two of our 2015 Women Helping Women New York honorees, launched a personal giving campaign to raise funds for the water and sanitation facilities for the dormitories and teachers’ houses at the Good Future & Hope orphanage in Uganda, with a private event at…

Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, recently returned from over three weeks in Eastern Africa where she spent time with our partners Milgis Trust in Kenya, Georges Malaika Foundation in the DRC, 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 Tenny…

Our Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, is off on another adventure! This March and April, Caitlin will spend nearly a month traveling to Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (twice), Uganda, and Kenya (twice). She will be visiting our existing partners Milgis Trust in Kenya, Georges Malaika Foundation in the DRC, and Good Future &…

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…

Children collect water during the pump test for the GF&H orphanage borehole, the fist Give A Drop project. Thanks to a generous contribution from Jewel’s Project Clean Water at the end of December 2014, Voss Foundation has funded the remainder of the water and sanitation project for Good Future and Hope’s primary school in Nakisunga, Uganda through…

Work on Good Future and Hope’s new primary school in Uganda, which will open in February of 2015, is advancing – and so are Tenny and Kim Field’s efforts to fund the water and sanitation infrastructure for the school’s dormitories and teachers’ houses. As of December 12th, they are almost 2/3 of the way to…

On October 2nd, Voss Foundation Board member Tenny Field and his wife Kim hosted a private event at the legendary Explorers Club in New York to raise funds for the water and sanitation facilities for the dormitories and teachers’ houses at the Good Future & Hope orphanage in Uganda. The event featured a keynote address…

In July, Voss Foundation and Good Future and Hope (GF&H), our newest implementing partner, began construction on our first project, a solar-powered water system for their Ugandan orphanage and the community of Nakisunga funded by our Give A Drop partnership. Now, one of Voss Foundation’s Board members, Robert (Tenny) Field, is launching his own fundraising campaign to…

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