Kupenda Guatemala Lionel, Terre, Cindy, Andy, Brian in front of the potential classroom for special needs children in Pastores, Guatemala The first week of April, Andy (Kupenda vice president), Brian (Kupenda board member), and Cindy (Kupenda president) went to Guatemala to follow up on the idea of expanding Kupenda to

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November 2006 visit to Kenya Cynthia BauerAfter our July trip with about 20 of us all together it was decided by the Kupenda committee that I should come back in November which is when Leonard Mbonani will have been the director/coordinator for Kupenda Kenya for a year. It’s amazing all

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Who would have thought a chance meeting last October 2005 would have led to a contribution of $20,000 for a special needs boarding facility in Kenya. As most of you know, last May, Patrick Blair, Adam Driscoll, Jesse Stump (I often refer to them as “the boys”) began a 6,000

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We recently returned from a two week visit to Kenya. This was the first time we took so many people on an organized mission trip for Kupenda. Please see August 12th posting for more on the trip and individual reflections.The entire American team left with tears in their eyes and

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We recently returned from a two week visit to Kenya. This was the first time we took so many people on an organized mission trip for Kupenda. Please see August 12th posting for more on the trip and individual reflections. The entire American team left with tears in their eyes

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We recently returned from a two week visit to Kenya. This was the first time we took so many people on an organized mission trip for Kupenda. There were 20 of us in total from America visiting the Kenyan coast from America. After a very long flight through Amsterdam to

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The article below was recently in the local paper because of Cindy’s Gold Award from the Federal Executive Board (FEB). Many thanks go to Rosemary Queen and Tony Maranto for recommending Cindy to the FEB which resulted in the gold award and articles like the one below…. You can view

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Here you see Adam Driscoll, Cindy Bauer, Jesse Stump and Patrick Blair. This was taken just before they drove across the US. These three young men are beginning their cross country bike ride to raise funds and awareness of Kupenda for the children and American diabetes Association. Their friend Phil

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On May 5th Cynthia Bauer recieved the gold award in the volunteer category from the Federal Executive Board for starting Kupenda for the children. The Federal Executive Board recognizes outstanding federal employees in all federal agencies in the Maryland area. Cynthia’s boss at the Army Environmental Center, where Cynthia still

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On March 24th and 25th Cindy attended the Accessibility Summit at Mclean Bible church. This was a conference geared towards organizations, churches, and families that deal with disabilities. It was really great to see all these really wonderful people. There was a Kupenda booth set up and many people came

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