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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…

This week we received news from Good Future and Hope (GF&H): the second attempt to drill the borehole for the orphanage, funded by our Give A Drop partnership is complete. This particular project is unique, and has taken longer than we expected, because the first borehole needed to filled in and a second borehole had…

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…

In July, Voss Foundation and Good Future and Hope (GF&H), our newest implementing partner, began construction on our first project, a solar-powered water system for their Ugandan orphanage and the community of Nakisunga funded by our Give A Drop partnership. Now, one of Voss Foundation’s Board members, Robert (Tenny) Field, is launching his own fundraising campaign to…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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