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Meet 2017 WHW NYC Honoree Tamron Hall Voss Foundation is excited to introduce award-winning journalist Tamron Hall as one of our 2017 Women Helping Women New York City Honorees. We look forward to hearing from Tamron and co-honoree, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo, on November 8, 2017. For more information and tickets click…

PEARLS FOR PROGRESS Mikimoto and Voss Foundation have teamed up to launch Pearls for Progress to support the development of sustainable water systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mikimoto will also donate 10 percent of jewelry sales generated from fundraising events to the foundation’s mission. With Pearls for Progress Mikimoto envisions change for millions of people in…

#31DAYS Water, it’s essential for human life. Living without access to clean, safe drinking water is hard to imagine. For millions of people across Sub-Saharan Africa, it’s a reality. Since 2008, Voss Foundation has been supporting clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects in this region. Access to clean water creates a ripple effect in…

CHARLOT D. MALIN COMMEMORATIVE FUND Charlot, visiting one of the VIP latrines built by Voss Foundation partner Gone Rural boMake in Swaziland. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Charlot’s friends and family who have honored her memory by contributing to Voss Foundation.  We are incredibly moved by your support and humbled to…

A new Lene Maria for Rent Vann project is underway in Masikita Simiti. Masikita Simiti is a small center about 8km up the lugga from Masikita, the site of the first their project with Voss Foundation and implementing partner Milgis Trust in the Samburu region of Kenya. For Masikita Simiti, Milgis Trust will re-dig an exisiting well and outfit it with a solar-powered…

Voss Foundation donor Lene Maria for Rent Vann (Norwegian for “Lene Maria for Clean Water”) celebrated their fifth anniversary with a fundraiser on January 28, 2017 in Namsos, Norway. Our Board Member, Knut Brundtland, and our European Representative, Cecilie Malm Brundtland, joined Arnulf and Tove Bergum, the founders of Lene Maria for Rent Vann, and…

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….

Sandy Leong is a New York based, fully sustainable fine jeweler. Conscientious of the long term, global impact of mining precious resources, Sandy remains sustainable by constructing each of her pieces in recycled 18 karat gold and ethically sourcing conflict free diamonds and gemstones. All production is done locally in New York through sustainable manufacturers…

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