Month: March 2018

Remembering Winnie on World TB Day

Today, tuberculosis (TB) is responsible for the death of more young people than any other communicable disease. It is estimated that 2 children die of TB every minute. It is also estimated that among every 100,00 people living in Sub-Saharan Africa, 350 have TB. The theme of this year’s World TB Day is “Wanted: Leaders for a…



Celebrating Delphina on International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day (IWD), March 8, we stand with our partners around the world in celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women like Delphina Dama, whose beautiful artwork has enabled her to provide for her family and encourage others living with disabilities. ___ Delphina Dama, 54, works hard making baskets and shoes to…



Happy Birthday, Cynthia: A Few Words from Our Sponsors

by Jessica Charles

  Today, while Kupenda’s founder and Executive Director, Cynthia Bauer, celebrated her birthday, the Kupenda community celebrated her life and thousands of other lives she’s saved through her work.  “Cindy is hands down one of the best leaders I have ever met – strategic, visionary, practical, empowering, persevering, passionate, humble, inspiring. Tho’ I am older…



Kupenda Loves these Moms!

Yesterday Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer, presented about the organization’s disability advocacy work to 45 women at two Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPs) groups. At the end of the second presentation, the groups’ leader, Jana Hemmerly-Brown, reflected on the day saying: “This is so amazing… I was just sitting here remembering that the MOPs themes for 2018 are …



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