Passion Points: Giving Back
The chic cylindrical bottles of Voss water can be spotted in the world’s hottest restaurants and hotels, but the company has another meaningful presence miles away from Gramercy Park Hotel and London’s Hakkasan: the rural villages of Sub-Saharan Africa. The four-year-old Voss Foundation has changed the lives of thousands of people in Africa by providing access to clean water in five countries. By building and maintaining wells, the organization not only helps prevent disease, but also relieves women and girls of the burden of water retrieval, allowing them to attend school and help further their communities.
Indagare spoke to Executive Director Kara Gerson about the charity’s accomplishments, the personal impact of overseeing such inspirational projects and tips on what not to miss when visiting the home of Voss: Oslo, Norway.
Which experience with the Voss Foundation has been most inspiring for you?
“A few times a year I get to visit the water projects we have sponsored and meet people whose lives we have changed. Seeing how drastically and rapidly futures are improving due to the availability of...
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