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Overview

VOSS Foundation is dedicated to funding access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven development in Sub-Saharan Africa and raising awareness of the ongoing need in the region.

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  • Today, 844 million people lack access to basic drinking water. This number of people is almost equivalent to 3 times the population of the United States of America. (WHO 2018)
  • In 8 out of 10 households with water off premises, water collection is the responsibility of women and girls. They physically and mentally bear the burden of providing this precious resource to their families, sacrificing their health, time, and education to do so. (WHO and UNICEF, 2017)
  • More children die every day from preventable diseases associated with inadequate sanitation, poor hygiene and unsafe water than from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and measles combined (WHO and UNICEF)

Our Current Initiatives

Pearls For Progress

Mikimoto, VOSS Foundation and VOSS Water have teamed up to launch Pearls for Progress to support the development of sustainable water systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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31 Days to Make a Difference

Each year, between World Water Day (March 22) and Earth Day (April 22), VOSS Water helps Voss Foundation amplify awareness around the continued need for safe water and adequate sanitation facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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DiscoVR VOSS Foundation: Making Safe Water a Reality

In January 2018, VOSS and Voss Foundation traveled to Swaziland where we met Phetsile, a courageous single mom who gains access to safe water for the very first time, and Thandekile, a proud grandmother, and a...

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