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Swaziland: WASH Systems Services and Support Report Recap At Voss Foundation we prefer to develop long-term relationships with our implementing partners. This choice means we have fewer partners, but it enables our partners to comprehensively address the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs of not just one community but a whole district or region and…

Swaziland: Rehabilitation Project Update Voss Foundation funded the evaluation of 22 water and sanitation projects implemented by our partner boMake Rural Projects (formerly Gone Rural boMake) as well as the rehabilitation of 14 water systems that did not meet the revised national standards through the Charlot D. Malin Commemorative Fund and Mikimoto’s Pearls for Progress campaign. The water…

Voss Foundation and VOSS Water Expo West Recap From March 7th through 11th, Voss Foundation and VOSS Water participated in the 38th annual Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, to premier our first virtual reality (VR) film. More than 85,000 people attendees the Expo at the Anaheim Convention…

Project evaluation is underway in Swaziland! Since 2013, Voss Foundation has funded 16 water systems, structural upgrades for 14 existing systems, 420 ventilated pit latrines, and sanitation and hygiene trainings in Swaziland with our local implementing partner boMake Rural Projects (formerly Gone Rural boMake) benefiting over 8,000 people. Of the 16 water systems, 10 have…

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….

  This year, as part of their annual 31 Days to Make a Difference initiative, VOSS Water is launching a campaign called “Every Like Makes a Difference.” Between World Water Day (March 22) and Earth Day (April 22), you can help VOSS Water build a new Voss Foundation clean water project by “liking” designated #MakeADiff posts across VOSS Water and Voss Foundation’s global social…

Last week, VOSS Water announced that Matt Kistler of Downingtown, PA is the winner of the One Well At A Time program, earning a trip for two to visit and dedicate a new Voss Foundation water project in Swaziland. Every year, VOSS Water celebrates its support of Voss Foundation between World Water Day (March 22) and Earth…

“I believe that clean water is the most basic of human rights,” says longtime Voss Foundation supporter, Amy Canepa Donahue. “Without water there is no life, and it is shocking that in this day and age so many of the world’s poor are without it. I believe in Voss Foundation’s “ripple effect,” that providing something…

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