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This January, Voss Foundation’s European Representatives Cecilie Malm Brundtland and Anette Krosby received holiday greetings from our local contact in the Dogon region of Mali, and a brief update from our projects in Kanikombole and Pel. Cecilie and Anette visited the villages in 2009 with former Magnum Photos President Stuart Franklin, and remain in contact with our friends there.   Karembe Allaye writes:…

Last year, Voss Foundation funded the construction of 16 clean water access points and 49 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Liberia, and Swaziland. 2014 promises to be another exciting year. Not only have we already spoken to numerous individuals and organizations who are interested in working with us this year to fund our clean water work, we’ve also started to receive…

Voss Foundation received a letter on July 15th from our implementing partner about our project in Kanikombole in the Dogon Region of Mali. We were thrilled to receive an update on the community given the current situation in Mali. The villagers of Kanikombole sent their greetings and confirmed that the wells, completed in 2009, still…

We spoke with our friends in Mali recently and they assured us that, though people had feared the same drought affecting East Africa, due to the rains coming late this year, things are fine now. We also learned that the Kanikombole project should be finished soon; we hope to have the Pel project completed by…

Having been sufficiently deepened and rehabilitated, the Voss Foundation’s wells in Kanikombole, Mali are now completed! With the first, most important phases of the project accomplished, we will move on to address additional ways in which clean water can improve the life of villagers. A consultant will come in shortly to train the people of…

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