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Voss Foundation donor Lene Maria for Rent Vann (Norwegian for “Lene Maria for Clean Water”) celebrated their fifth anniversary with a fundraiser on January 28, 2017 in Namsos, Norway. Our Board Member, Knut Brundtland, and our European Representative, Cecilie Malm Brundtland, joined Arnulf and Tove Bergum, the founders of Lene Maria for Rent Vann, and…

On June 8th, Voss Foundation’s Sixth Annual Women Helping Women (WHW) Boston Luncheon and African Bazaar raised awareness and over $22,000 to support our mission to provide access to water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Seventy-five supporters came to the Boston College Club, located in the heart…

Meet Katherine Kung, a Voss Foundation supporter, and one of the committee members for our sixth annual Women Helping Women Boston luncheon. Her New York City-based eveningwear label, KUNG KATHERINE, is also sponsoring the event. Katherine took time to share with us why Women Helping Women, Voss Foundation, and access to water are important to her. “Women Helping Women” means…

Meet Dianne Williams, a Voss Foundation supporter and one of the committee members for our sixth annual Women Helping Women Boston luncheon. Dianne took time to share with us why travel, Africa, water, and Women Helping Women are important to her. My love for travel started when my husband’s career moved our family overseas to outside London in 1999….

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…

Voss Foundation is happy to introduce Robert (Tenny) and Kim Field to our supporters as two of our 2015 2015 Women Helping Women Honorees. Tenny are Kim are ardent supporters of Voss Foundation. Tenny has served on Voss Foundation’s Board of Directors since 2013. Kim has been on the Women Helping Women New York committee for the last 4 years, and…

Voss Foundation is thrilled to introduce singer-songwriter, author, and philanthropist, Jewel, one of our 2015 Women Helping Women Honorees, to our supporters. Jewel is also once of Voss Foundation’s earliest supporters. Jewel founded Project Clean Water in 1997 after experiencing for herself what it was like to live without access to clean water. Then, in 2009, Jewel’s…

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…

Our solar-powered water system in Masikita will get an upgrade this summer! Masikita, Lene Maria for Rent Vann’s first project with Voss Foundation and implementing partner Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya, was completed in 2013. Milgis Trust retrofitted a pre-existing borehole drilled by the government with a solar pump that pipes water to 4…

Earlier this year, Voss Foundation’s implementing partner Milgis Trust outfitted a well dug by the community with a solar-powered water system to provide water to the community of Lekeri in Samburu, Kenya.  Our Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, visited Lekeri in April and shared an update on the newly completed project.  Moses Lesoloyia, Milgis Trust’s Ground Manager, recently shared a project report that provided…

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