November 2016

A young girl wearing a blue shirt, sitting on the ground outside, smilig with her hands in front of her face.

Make a #GivingTuesday Gift to Help Kupenda Kids like Diana

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 29, 2016

Anyone who visits the Gede Special School is greeted with a giant smile from our friend Diana. Diana, 14, who has cerebral palsy which limits her speech and movement. Before we met Diana, her single mother struggled to even feed her. Because of her Kupenda sponsor, Diana now receives three meals a day, physical therapy,…

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Britta’s #GivingTuesday Thoughts on Child Sponsorship

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 28, 2016

This #GivingTuesday consider becoming a Kupenda donor or sponsor like Britta Magnuson whose $30/month has helped 13-year old Moses receive medical care for sickle cell anemia and 6-year old Clarise enroll in sign language classes to help her communicate. Because both children are deaf, Britta’s sponsorship has also enabled both Clarise and Moses to attend…

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Celebrating George: #GivingTuesday Gifts Support Parent Advocates

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 27, 2016

Baraka is 15-years-old and deaf.  His mother and father are peasant farmers earning a very meager living.  They live in a mud hut with a thatched roof. His home is several miles away from a hearing impaired unit. Fortunately, a Kupenda sponsor has supported Baraka since 2006. This sponsor’s $30/month has allowed Baraka to attend…

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See How your Gift Helps Kids with Disabilities on #GivingTuesday

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 25, 2016

As the Christmas season begins and Giving Tuesday approaches, on November 29th, we wanted to let you know how far your money goes when you give to Kupenda!  Just $1 a day transforms the life of a child with a disability!  Click here to make a donation today.

A Kenyan woman wearing a yellow shirt.

Universal Children’s Day Reflection from Kupenda’s Madam Karo

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 21, 2016

“We Need Action, Not Words” Martha Karo is the head teacher at the Gede Special School, the first school supported by Kupenda. She has been working in support of children with disabilities for over 28 years. On November 20, Universal Children’s Day, we spoke with Madam Karo about her experience helping children with disabilities access…

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