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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…

Since 2008, Voss Foundation and Milgis Trust, our longest-standing partner, have implemented 9 water projects in the Samburu region of Kenya that provide water to 10 communities: Kileswa, Latakwen, Lekeri, Masikita, Milgis School and Ilgwe Eldome, Ndonyo Nasipa, Seren and Kasipo, Swari, and Urra – via 31 access points. Pete Ilsley recently worked with Moses Lesoloyia and Lazaro, Milgis…

Voss Foundation held our first event of the summer, the fourth annual Women Helping Women Boston event, on June 12, 2014, at Legal Harborside – our most successful Boston event ever! Thank you to the sponsors and attendees who came to support our cause, and made our luncheon the perfect opening to our summer calendar!…

The solar-powered water system in Ndonyo Nasipa, Voss Foundation’s third project with our longest-standing implementing partner, Milgis Trust, in the Samburu region of Kenya, was completed in 2011. Three years later, this 2010 Women Helping Women project continues to provide water to the community. Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, visited Ndonyo Nasipa on her…

March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first clean water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. From 2008-2009, Milgis Trust, our first and longest-standing partner, worked with the community of Latakwen to dig a well and lay piping to pump water to…

Sketch of the Latakwen solar powered water system. (Not drawn to scale.) The first clean water project Voss Foundation ever built was a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water and constructed by Milgis Trust in the community of Latakwen in Samburu, Kenya. Five years after the project was completed, Voss Foundation’s Program Officer, Caitlin Rackish, visited Latakwen on her recent trip, and drew…

Voss Foundation’s Program Officer Caitlin Rackish recently returned from three weeks in Kenya and Uganda. We asked her to report back on the trip: Hi Voss Foundation supporters! As mentioned in my trip preview, March 2014 marked the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS…

March 2014 marks the 5-year anniversary of the completion of Voss Foundation’s first clean water project, a solar-powered water system funded by VOSS Water in community of Latakwen in Samburuland, Kenya – and we’re celebrating with a visit! From 2009-2009, Milgis Trust, our longest-standing partner, worked with the community to rehabilitate an old borehole and lay piping to provide water…

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a celebration of women – young and old – across the globe!  Today we take the time to imagine a woman’s life – from childhood to motherhood – both with and without access to clean water.  Through our Women Helping Women campaign and other initiatives, we help women improve…

  Voss Foundation’s 2012 video details our commitment to excellence, as we follow up with our partners and projects for years after completion, to ensure the continued success of our clean water initiatives.

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