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

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…

The Women Helping Women campaign began in Norway in 2009 when a group of Norwegian women came together to fund a clean water system for the community of Swari in the northern Samburu District of Kenya. In 2010, Voss Foundation held the first Women Helping Women New York luncheon, which raised funds for the first…

Last October, Voss Foundation Board member Tenny Field and his wife Kim, two of our 2015 Women Helping Women New York honorees, launched a personal giving campaign to raise funds for the water and sanitation facilities for the dormitories and teachers’ houses at the Good Future & Hope orphanage in Uganda, with a private event at…

Voss Foundation’s Program Director, Caitlin Rackish, recently returned from over three weeks in Eastern Africa where she spent time with our partners Milgis Trust in Kenya, Georges Malaika Foundation in the DRC, and Good Future & Hope in Uganda. While there, Caitlin visited our water, sanitation, and hygiene projects funded by Women Helping Women, Jewel’s Project Clean Water and Virgin Unite through Give A Drop, Lene Maria for Rent Vann, and Kim and Tenny…

Construction of the sanitation infrastructure for the Good Future & Hope Primary School in Uganda is almost complete. Viera Liebe, the founder, recently sent new photos progress on the toilets and septic tanks, part of our multi-year project to meet the water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure needs for the school. Our Lene Maria for Rent Vann campaign, in memory of Lene Maria Bergum, funded…

Voss Foundation’s 2012 and 2013 Women Helping Women projects in the Ntontozi Constituency in the Manzini Region Swaziland with implementing partners Gone Rural boMake and Rosecraft funded the construction of 7 boreholes, 285 VIP latrines, and capacity-building workshops. Gone Rural boMake recently shared a new report that evaluated how the water, sanitation, and hygiene projects have met anticipated outcomes thus far, identified challenges,…

Over two hundred people in Kpor Town, Liberia gained access to water and sanitation in April, 2014 thanks to the Lene Maria for Rent Vann campaign, Norwegian for “Lene Maria for Clean Water,” in memory of Lene Maria Bergum. The project, one of fourteen Voss Foundation has funded in Liberia with implementing partner FACE Africa since…

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