Year: 2016

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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.



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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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Filmmaker reflections on Kupenda, documentary, and September Kenya trip

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 6, 2016

We are so grateful Philip Knowlton is using his talents to create a documentary film on Kupenda and the Kilimanjaro climb!  We are also grateful to Garrett Guidera, and Justin Francis for their creative support as well.  We hope to have an official trailer to share with you all by January 2017…along with release dates…



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