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Dear Friends, Wow! What a year 2014 has been! I think the best way to sum it up is a year of superlatives, as we reached impressive milestones and broke records in our impact and that of our incredible supporters. In our sixth year, we funded the construction of 21 clean water access points and…

Voss Foundation’s Fifth Annual Women Helping Women New York Luncheon and African Bazaar, on November 12th at the Dream Downtown, was attended by 223 guests and is on track to bring in over $100,000, making it our biggest and most successful single Women Helping Women event to date! Mistress of Ceremonies, Susan Fales-Hill, wowed the…

Susan Fales-Hill, the award-winning television writer/producer and author, whose credits include “The Cosby Show,” “A Different World” and “Suddenly Susan,” will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for Voss Foundation’s Fifth Annual Women Helping Women New York Luncheon on November 12th, 2014. “The best ideas are simple and the Voss Foundation is dedicated to the clear…

Voss Foundation launched our Women Helping Women campaign in the United States in 2010 by fundraising for our first project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a borehole at the site of the Georges Malaika School for Girls, founded by our 2010 Women Helping Women honoree, Noella Coursaris Musunka.  This year, Voss Foundation will…

On Monday, September 8th, 2014, students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in Kalebuka, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, go back to class for the fourth year! Voss Foundation attended the opening of the GMF School, the first girls school in the Katanga province, in 2011, to celebrate our two wells for the…

There is a bevy of activity at the Kalebuka village well. Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, our implementing partner in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sent us two photos of women at the well earlier this week. The well, which was completed in August 2011, was funded by our Give A Drop partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir Richard…

Construction of a solar powered water system is underway at the Good Future and Hope (GF&H) orphanage in Nakisunga. This is Voss Foundation’s first project with GF&H, and our first project in Uganda. The GF&H orphanage borehole is also the seventh project funded by Give A Drop, Voss Foundation’s partnership with Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite to address the…

Voss Foundation held our first event of the summer, the fourth annual Women Helping Women Boston event, on June 12, 2014, at Legal Harborside – our most successful Boston event ever! Thank you to the sponsors and attendees who came to support our cause, and made our luncheon the perfect opening to our summer calendar!…

This Spring, Voss Foundation, Virgin Unite, and Jewel‘s Project Clean Water will celebrate five fruitful years of collaboration on the Give A Drop campaign to raise money for Voss Foundation’s water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa! In 1997, recording artist, author, actress, and philanthropist Jewel founded Project Clean Water after experiencing for herself what it was…

Not only are the students at the Georges Malaika School for Girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo thriving academically, they are also budding artists. Two of the students, Louise and Einice, made Valentine’s Day cards for our Give A Drop partners and our Women Helping Women supporters, who funded the construction of two wells. Noella Coursaris Musunka, founder of Georges Malaika Foundation, and…

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