OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

U.S. Staff

Cynthia Bauer, MS

U.S. Executive Director and Co-founder

Jessica Charles, MPH

Director of Development

Sandra Bauer, MA

Bookkeeper and Child Sponsorship Coordinator

Kenya Staff

Kupenda’s name in Kenya is “Kuhenza for the Children’s Foundation.” Kuhenza has a Kenyan board of directors that oversees and supports the organization’s staff and operations. Kupenda and Kuhenza work side-by-side in all strategic planning and program implementation tasks, including the hire and training of the following qualified professionals who lead the organization’s field work.

Leonard Mbonani

Kenya Executive Director and Co-founder

James Katana

Bookkeeper and Resource Center Manager

Thomas Katana

Project Officer

Loice Mwikali

Project Officer

Kalu Charo

Driver

U.S. Board of Directors

Lauren Blair

Chair

Jeff Gentry

Vice Chair

Patricia Prasada-Rao

Secretary/Treasurer

Isaac Olatunde

Board Member

Graham Messier

Board Member

Cynthia Bauer

Board Member

Kenya Board of Directors

Kupenda’s name in Kenya is “Kuhenza for the Children’s Foundation.” Kuhenza has a Kenyan board of directors that oversees and supports the organization’s staff and operations.

Norbert Deche

Vice Chair

Martha Karo

Treasurer

Leonard Mbonani

Secretary

Linnet Mkutano

Board Member

Cynthia Bauer

Board Member

Francis Kalu

Board Member

Jacob Mwagandi

Board Member

Gabriel Mwanengo

Board Member

Susanne King

Board Member