March 2017

An adult woman playing guitar with a Kenyan boy.

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day and my new friend Elisha!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on March 21, 2017

I met 11-year-old Elisha and his dad at a Kupenda-led parent gathering in January.  From the moment, I met him, it was obvious how loved he was by his family and community.  Soon after I understood why. In addition to having such a joyful spirit, he was funny, friendly, and talented.  He’s one of those…

An adult woman surrouded by 10 Kenyan teens.

Tiny Dancer in the Sand

by Jessica Charles Abrams

  • Posted on March 7, 2017

“Cindy is a Kenyan now!” Leonard echoed the sentiment of most people in the Disability Awareness Day crowd and laughed with the women dancing and shaking around her. It was our second to last day in the field and the culmination of 3 long weeks of work. The government officials, women’s groups, parents, children, and…

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