July 2015

Cynthia Bauer smiling, surrounded by a group of smiling young boys.

Recent Kenya Trip – A Reminder of Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 14, 2015

Dear friends, I’m back from a very full trip to Kenya.  It was emotional and beautiful to be showered with love and condolences from the wonderful children and teachers I haven’t seen for 1 ½ years.  I often feel undeserving of it all.  When I get to see them it is such a blessing but…



A large group of people standing in a circle outside

If It Had Not Been for Bauer…

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 10, 2015

“You have been a faithful and peaceful tree in whose branches we have built our nests… We all loved you but God loved you more.”  (Quote from the condolence card given by the kids at the Gede Special School Patty Prasada-Rao reflections on the Gede Special School ceremony honoring Kupenda and Cynthia’s deceased father… “Bauer”…



An American woman holding a container above her head standing beside a young child who also has a container

Smiling in the Rain… Hanging with My Friend, Joyce

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 2, 2015

Yesterday we visited my friend Joyce and the Gede School had a big day of appreciation for Kupenda.  It included a special poem in honor of my dad.  I think it is somewhat fitting these two activities happened on the same day.  My friend Patty will write about the emotional ceremony in the next few…



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