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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…

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 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…

On Monday, September 8th, 2014, students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Kalebuka, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, go back to class for the fourth year! Voss Foundation attended the opening of the GMF School, the first girls school in the Katanga province, in 2011, to celebrate our two wells for the…

This Spring, Voss Foundation, Virgin Unite, and Jewel‘s Project Clean Water will celebrate five fruitful years of collaboration on the Give A Drop campaign to raise money for Voss Foundation’s water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa! In 1997, recording artist, author, actress, and philanthropist Jewel founded Project Clean Water after experiencing for herself what it was…

Not only are the students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thriving academically, they are also budding artists. Two of the students, Louise and Einice, made Valentine’s Day cards for our Give A Drop partners and our Women Helping Women supporters, who funded the construction of two wells. Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, and…

Georges Malaika School for Girls continues to be a pillar of health and wellness in the Kalebuka community! In addition to providing a top-quality education, the school strives to educate their students on the importance of proper hygiene.  A local doctor recently came to the school, where he performed checkups and tested for illnesses.  He also…

Dear Friends, Voss Foundation’s fifth year is coming to an end and we have much to celebrate! In this anniversary year, we funded the construction of 16 clean water access points and 49 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Liberia, and Swaziland! That brings us to a total of 68 clean water access points and 159 sanitation…

We are happy to announce that our second project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be a hand-pump well for the entire Kalebuka community! The well will ensure fresh clean water for all the villagers, the majority of whom depend on water-demanding activities, such as subsistence farming and cattle herding. The Kalebuka community,…

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