What We Do
We Don’t Ship Supplies Oversees
We support the local economy by sourcing supplies within the countries we work.
We Don’t Exclude
As a Christian organization, we strive to be like Jesus, and so we serve all people, no matter their religion or beliefs.
We Don’t Fundraise Alone
Our Kenyan partners raise 10-30% of our program costs each year through local fundraisers and campaigns.
We Don’t Lead Alone
Our partner organization in Kenya is run by local professionals who tailor programs and service delivery for their culture, in their language, and according to existing needs and realities.
We Don’t Lecture
Our training and events are designed around discussions and exercises that allow participants to learn from one another. They then craft time-bound plans that are tailored to their local context and driven by their personal conviction.
Many supporters experience a connection to Kupenda for the Children’s work, whether or not they are directly impacted by a disability. Kupenda’s mission to serve children with disabilities in low-income countries who are exponentially disadvantaged based on their age, economic status, and social perceptions of their disability may, for some, seem far removed. Yet the…
During my three days of labor, I often thought of Kenyan mothers and how much harder the birth experience is for so many of them. When it was over, I’d been attended to by two doctors, five midwives, and ten nurses. I’d received an epidural for the pain and Pitocin to strengthen my contractions. My…
Each year, Kupenda for the Children counsels thousands of people impacted by disabilities and their family members. According to Kupenda’s Project Officer in Kenya, Loice Maluki: “Families impacted by disability wrestle with multiple problems such as, emotional shock, blame, guilt, and lack of awareness about the child’s disability. Counseling helps them become aware of the…