Year: 2016

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Leonard health update and his reflections on the work through the lens of cancer

by Kupenda

  • Posted on April 21, 2016

  “…I have heard your prayer and seen your tears…” (Isaiah 38:4) Dear Friends, We are grateful that Leonard’s recent scans reveal a significant reduction in swelling and tumors!  As Leonard heads to Nairobi (8 hour bus ride away from his home) for his 4 th, of 6 chemotherapy treatments, he reflects on his experience with…



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Celebrating Life as We reach a Milestone of Grief

by Kupenda

  • Posted on March 9, 2016

Dear Friends, Today is the first anniversary of my father’s death. As I reflect on his life and the hole his absence leaves us, I also think about how his life continues to be a part of impacting thousands of children with disabilities. One way we are changing lives, is through my dad’s involvement in my personal…



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Overcoming Mountains and Fighting Cancer!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 1, 2016

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” (Frederick Buechner, Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC’s of Faith)   Dear Friends, I have exciting and difficult news to update you on after my recent trip to Tanzania and Kenya.  We are thrilled about the success of the Kilimanjaro climb…



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