Lessons learned from Kenyans in the U.S.

Lessons learned from Kenyans in the U.S.

Dear friends,  Learning communication technology at Ridge Ruxton It’s crazy that Leonard and Norbert have already come and gone from the U.S.!  I find myself missing them already.  Having them share in developing the Kupenda vision as we met with different schools and organizations was really nice…considering most of my

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Leonard Coming to America!

Dear friends, It is really happening!  Our Kenya director, Leonard Mbonani, is coming to the U.S. for the first time!  He will be accompanied by our Kenyan vice chairman, Norbert Deche, whose children graciously purchased his plane ticket.  Visas and plane tickets are in their hands and they will be

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Leonard, Kenya director, is coming to the U.S.!  If you would like to see host him for a meal or event email cynthia@kupenda.org  Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your continued support in a variety of ways.  You may have heard about some of the difficulties going on in

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I survived….thank you

My niece helped me blow out my birthday candles Well it happened and I survived.  I suppose that’s the only way it can happen when you think of the alternative.  As you may have heard…I turned 40.    As many who have been there before me can relate, there was

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January 2014 Kenya Trip!

Carissa and Cynthia in Kenya Hi friends, As I watch the snow fall out my window…again…I can’t help but long for the warmth and beauty of the Kenyan coast. Strange that Kupenda board member, Carissa Mortenson, and I were just there a couple weeks ago complaining about the heat! Most

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A New Year and another trip to Kenya!

Dear friends, Another year has come and gone.  I am grateful for all of you and the amazing things happening for children with disabilities in Kenya.  I’ll be in Kenya January 2nd through the 17th.  If the airport isn’t on fire this time it will be a plus!  However, prayers are appreciated as there is

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Impact of Kenya Terrorist Attack on Kupenda

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”     ~ (Joshua 1:9) Westgate Mall fire after militants took over Dear Friends, Thank you for your continued support and encouragement for children with disabilities in Kenya. Many people have asked

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August 2013 Trip to Kenya

Nairobi’s international airport on fire the day I was supposed to arrive I just returned from a great trip to Kenya.  It is so interesting how much perspective is gained when giant obstacles get in your way like the airport being on fire.  I was stuck in Amsterdam then stuck

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