Year: 2016

A Kenyan woman wearing a yellow shirt, standing in front of a green door.

New Project Officer in Kenya

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 16, 2016

We are excited to introduce our new project officer in Kenya… Loice Mwikali!!!   Last January Teresia began working for the government as a social worker.  She was a project officer, social worker, and former sponsored child. We are sad to see her leave, but proud of her accomplishments. In July we hired a new…



A Kenyan boy smiling and leaning on a wheelchair.

Update after Indonesia!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 30, 2016

“Hope is everything.” ~ Michael Panther Lausanne disabilities representative from Sudan Hi friends, Thanks for your encouragement and prayers while I participated in the Lausanne Younger Leaders’ Gathering in Indonesia earlier this month. Things have been so busy, I haven’t had a chance to write you until now. Since hitting U.S. soil, my time has…



A adult female and a young Kenyan girl holding large containers of water above their heads.

Headed to Indonesia to be part of Global Change for People with Disabilities!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 28, 2016

Hi friends, Just a note to let you know I’ll be traveling to Jakarta Indonesia on August 1st to participate in a global leadership gathering. This happens only once every 10 years so I am especially grateful to be selected from the thousands nominated. I will be among 1,000 participants from 160 different countries, coming together to…



6 young Kenyan boys laying on the floor together and laughing.

Exciting news from Kupenda!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on June 24, 2016

 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in…” Mathew 25:35 Dear Friends, I have exciting news! Thanks to an amazing matching grant, any new contributions to Kupenda will be doubled….up to $150,000! It enables…



9 Kenyan woman standing before a group of listeners.

Mothers of Children with Disabilities Inspiring Others Like Them

by Kupenda

  • Posted on May 6, 2016

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”  (2 Corinthians 1:3 – 4) Dear Friends, As Mother’s…



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