Month: October 2018

How 27 Middle School Students Sponsored a Child and Raised Support for Children with Disabilities in Kenya!

by Kupenda

In the 6 years since it was founded, the Global Ambassadors Club, has raised money to build schools, construct toilet facilities and provide clean water in countries such as Sudan, Honduras, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Panama, and Cuba. Last year, this incredible group of 27 middle school students also raised $1,500 for Kupenda and sponsored a…



In their Own Words: 10 People Impacted by Disability and Poverty Share their Stories

by Kupenda

25 years ago the United Nations declared October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.  We could tell you facts and data about poverty in developing nations and how families impacted by disability often suffer more extreme poverty due to discrimination from their neighbors and local leaders – but we know you’ve heard it…



How to Help Hungry Children with Disabilities on World Food Day!

by Kupenda

Today the world is celebrating World Food Day and here at Kupenda we’re remembering all the challenges children with disabilities face – including hunger! In Kenya, many people believe if you have a disability you will never go to school, get a job, marry, or contribute to society. As a result, children with disabilities are…



Celebrating Simba and other Mothers of Children with Disabilities on Int’l Day of Rural Women

by Kupenda

October 15 is International Day of Rural Women! Today, we stand beside the UN and our global partners in celebrating the invaluable contributions of women who live in rural, under-resourced communities and yet continue to provide for their families, care for their neighbors, and support economic growth for their nations. Among these strong women are…



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