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beautiful. ethical. exotic.

October 17th is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

On FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18th, you can do your part by shopping


Featuring curated artisan-made jewelry, accessories, home goods, and more from the Sub-Saharan African countries where Voss Foundation funds clean water projects.

$10 admission at the door

*Enter through the art garage on the corner of Pierce Street

All shoppers receive a Bonnie Young-designed tote and a gift card for a Benefit Cosmetics complimentary brow arch at any US boutique.

100% of proceeds support Voss Foundation’s mission to provide access to clean water to communities in Sub-Saharan Africa and raise awareness of the ongoing need in that region.

Wondering what shopping has to do with water? Learn about Voss Foundation’s Ripple Effect and how our clean water projects act as an engine for growth for entire communities.

For more information, please contact info@thevossfoundation.org.

Thanks to our sponsors:


Voss Foundation is dedicated to providing access to clean water to communities in Sub-Saharan Africa and raising awareness of ongoing need in the region.  We employ a unique approach that ensures local ownership and long-term sustainability through partnerships with trusted organizations on the ground, use of appropriate technology, and through systems that align environmental consideration with the diverse water needs of a community.  Founded by the directors of VOSS of Norway ASA as an independent 501(c)(3) public charity in 2008, with offices in New York and Oslo, the Voss Foundation has changed the lives of over 100,000 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, and Swaziland.


Knut Brundtland (President), Jan Eystein Saeboe (Treasurer), Monique V. Cameron, Robert (Tenny) Field, Belinda B. Kielland, Charlot D. Malin, Alicia U. Parker, Sanjay Rawal, Nancy P. Wilson

Voss Foundation © 2014