Year: 2017

DFID Part 1: The Gift inside this Grant

by Kupenda

This year, on July 5, the Kupenda team celebrated an unexpected victory: we won the 7th Innovation Challenge of the Amplify program, a partnership between the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), IDEO.org, and OpenIDEO! This was exciting for several reasons: We were 1 of just 6 organizations to receive this grant among 489 applicants,…



Celebrating Special Olympics Coach & Special Education Teacher, Oripa Kwezuma, on World Teacher’s Day

by Kupenda

Oripa Kwezuma is a 43-year-old Kenyan special education teacher and Special Olympics coach who works at Sir Ali Special School. For more than a decade, Kupenda has supported Ms. Kwezuma through job placement, salary support, special education trainings and individual counseling.  On World Teacher’s Day (October 5), we’d like to share an interview we conducted…



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