Leonard health update and his reflections on the work through the lens of cancer

Overcoming Mountains and Fighting Cancer!

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” (Frederick Buechner, Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC’s of Faith) Leonard with a favorite Kupenda kid, the team at the Kilimanjaro summit, and a Kupenda climber getting his trophy for his hike Dear Friends, I have

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Celebrating the Arrival of the New Vehicle!

“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord” (Psalm 27:14) Dear friends, The Toyota Land-rover is here! Children whom it will benefit, excitedly danced around it while singing (or signing) “God is faithful and provides in His own time” when the vehicle entered The Gede

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Children at Risk and Teacher Strikes in Kenya

Dear friends, Hadija smiling at school   September is always a financially tough time of year for us, as it is for many nonprofits.  Additionally, while school is in full swing here in the U.S., millions of children across Kenya are missing out on much needed education. Teacher strikes, due

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Meet the “Kilimanjaro with the Children” Team!

Dear Friends, Would you like to help kids with disabilities by supporting our amazing team’s climb up Mount Kilimanjaro?  The trip is scheduled for December 26th, 2015 through January 10th, 2016.  I am so grateful to our fearless American team leader Julia Spruance for making this happen.  In addition to organizing the

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Gone to Ghana – volunteering in Africa

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