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Our partner Milgis Trust sent some great photos of the implementation and construction of the well that will serve the water system at Ndonyo Nasipa. The Ndonyo Nasipa project is the Voss Foundation’s third water system in the Samburu region of Kenya, with Milgis Trust, and the second Women Helping Women project. For more photos,…

On October 21st, a number of the Voss Foundation’s European Women Helping Women supporters gathered at Blomqvist Kunsthandel in Oslo. Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik spoke to the women about the political situation in Kenya today, which was very interesting. Attendees were also very lucky to have Dr. Anders R Seim to talk…

Voss Foundation European Representatives Cecilie Malm Brundtland and Anette Krosby tell the story behind the Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women campaign. If you have trouble viewing the video above, you can find it on YouTube. Fundraising for the second Women Helping Women project in Ndonyo Nasipa, Kenya, is currently underway.  100% of proceeds raised, both…

We are excited to announce the launch of our second European Women Helping Women program! Women Helping Women is an international grassroots campaign wherein a group of women join forces to change the lives of an African community with access to clean water. The newest Women Helping Women / Kvinner hjelper Kvinner project will be…

In February 2010, some of the Women Helping Women supporters traveled to Kenya to attend the opening ceremony of the water project they had funded in the Samburu village of Swari. To bring clean-water access to Swari, nearly 150 Norwegian women donated NOK2000 each. Every single contribution went directly to help women and girls in…

Last week, Voss Foundation European Representatives Cecilie Malm Brundtland and Anette Krosby attended the opening of the Swari project in Samburuland, Kenya, along with some of the Norwegian women who helped to fund the water system through Women Helping Women. We will post some more photos and reports from the trip soon, but thought you…

The Voss Foundation’s opening of The Dogon at Bergen’s Gallerie Bouhlou was quite a success! The gallery was packed, despite the cold, and Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services Anne-Grethe Strøm-Eriksen officially opened the show, speaking about the importance of water in health and praising the Voss Foundation’s work. The photo above shows Voss…

Please join us for Norway’s newest opening of Stuart Franklin’s “The Dogon” to benefit the Voss Foundation on Saturday, January 9, 2PM at Gallery Bouhlou, Allégaten 22. The exhibition will be opened by Health and Human Services Minister Anne-Grethe Strøm-Eriksen. Revenues from sales of pictures will help the Voss Foundation provide sub-Saharan African villages clean…

We recently got an update and some pictures of the Swari project currently underway in Kenya, from Stella at Milgis Trust: The pipeline trench is now fully completed and the kisima (water hole) is currently being dug for the solar water pump – this will be approximately 30-40 feet.  Pete made a great judgement with…

Nearly 100 women came to Blomqvist Kunsthandel in Oslo Wednesday night to celebrate the success of the Women Helping Women / Kvinner Hjelper Kvinner fundraising campaign. Over 180 women have joined the group so far, collectively raising more than enough money for their original Swari project in Kenya; the Voss Foundation is currently evaluating proposals…

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