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Western Africa is currently in the midst of the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history. According to the WHO, there have been 2,473 confirmed, probable, and suspect cases and 1,350 deaths in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leona, as of August, 18th 2014. Over one-third of all confirmed, probable, and suspect cases and deaths to date have occurred…

We thank all of our supporters who have expressed concern about Voss Foundation’s partners and projects in Liberia in the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. We spoke to our partner FACE Africa today and they confirm that all staff and consultants are healthy so far. As the only NGO currently working in rural Rivercess…

Almost four months after the completion of the Georgica Well, our project with implementing partner FACE Africa in the community of Little Liberia, in the rural Timbo District of Rivercess County, Liberia, the FACE Africa team returned for a visit and took some pictures of the well in action!     The Georgica Well was funded in 2013 by the…

Over two hundred people in Kpor Town, Liberia gained access to water and sanitation thanks to the Lene Maria for Rent Vann (or, Lene Maria for Clean Water, in English) campaign in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. The project, one of fourteen Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia with implementing partner FACE Africa since 2011, and the first in Margibi County, included the construction of…

Over three hundred people in Jay Town, Liberia gained access to clean water this fall thanks to the personal giving campaign of VOSS Water’s South Florida Brand Manager, Casey Eltringham. The well, one of the eleven Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia with implementing partner FACE Africa this year, included the construction of a hand-dug well fitted with a manual…

This fall, Voss Foundation will hold Women Helping Women events in New York and San Francisco. Women Helping Women is our global, grassroots initiative that brings together champions of clean water to impact the lives of women and their communities worldwide. Each year, Voss Foundation selects a Women Helping Women honoree for their philanthropic spirit,…

Voss Foundation recently received an update from our partner, FACE Africa, on the Host Committee well in Zian Town, Liberia. Thanks to the generous fundraising efforts from Voss Foundation’s New York Young Professionals and Host Committee, the Host Committee well is now in progress! Due to an unusual rainy season in Liberia, there have been…

Voss Foundation received an update from our implementing partner, FACE Africa, on “Signe’s Well,” our project in James Town Annex, Liberia. “Signe’s Well” is a project funded by the personal giving campaign of our former intern, Christina Rydland. James Town Annex is one of the three town annexes located in James Town, Rivercess District, where…

Two years after Utøya, Lene Maria Bergum‘s parents, Tove and Arnoff, continue to honor their daughter’s memory – and inspire us at Voss Foundation – through their support of clean water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to Lene Maria for Rent Vann, five communities in Rivercess County, Liberia now have access to clean water. Kpor Town project implementation…

  The 2013 Lene Maria for Rent Vann clean water project in Rivercess County, Liberia is complete! Rivercess is the third project completed through the Lene Maria for Clean Water campaign. Voss Foundation is grateful for all those who have supported the campaign. Through this campaign, Voss Foundation, in collaboration with FACE Africa, built water systems in five…

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