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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….

“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…

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:…

See the email we just got this morning from Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, our implementing partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: two photos taken today of our Kalebuka village well! This well was funded in 2011 by our Give A Drop partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir…

Dear Friends, Voss Foundation’s fifth year is coming to an end and we have much to celebrate! In this anniversary year, we funded the construction of 16 clean water access points and 49 sanitation facilities in Kenya, Liberia, and Swaziland! That brings us to a total of 68 clean water access points and 159 sanitation…

We are pleased to present the completion report we just received from our 2012 Women Helping Women project in Swaziland! The Ntontozi Water and Sanitation Project addressed water, sanitation and hygiene threats faced by more than 6300 people (160 homesteads) in Ndinda and Ngyoyia in the KaNdinda Chiefdom. Our 2012 Women Helping Women events in San…

Students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls are going back to class! The first girls’ school in the region, in the village of Kalebuka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the site of a 2010 Voss Foundation Women Helping Women clean water project. Our well was dug before the school was constructed because…

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