2018

Group of Kenyan women laughing outside, surrounded by greenery

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

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 15, 2018

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…



Happy #World Cerebral Palsy Day from Sarafina

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 5, 2018

Today, on #WorldCPDay, we celebrate the millions of children with cerebral palsy around the world like Sarafina!   Her culture believed she was cursed and had little value because of the cerebral palsy she has due to malaria as a baby. Today, she is a happy and loved young woman, thanks to the Marafa Special…



Kupenda Expands to Sierra Leone!

by Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda Founder and Executive Director

  • Posted on September 19, 2018

Kupenda has a global vision to benefit the millions of people with disabilities in low-income countries through the provision of resources and training to organizations already involved with local people. The hope is that they can replicate our work and proactively ensure that children with disabilities have access to community, education, and medical services. One…



6 young Kenyan boys laying on the floor together and laughing.

Join us this Saturday for an Afternoon of Craft Beer, Live Music, Delicious Food, and Raffles!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 5, 2018

Kupenda is hosting a fun afternoon at Burke’s Alewerks in Hanover, Massachusetts this Saturday, September 8, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.! In addition to Burke’s delicious variety of European and American style ales, we will also be serving food from local favorites, including the Chicken and Rice Guys and specialty desserts from Ovedia! You’ll also…



How Your Donations Have Changed 4 Lives

by Jessica Charles

  • Posted on August 30, 2018

Dear Friends, This year I sat with 4 children from our programs and listened to stories of how their lives had been transformed because of your donations. Each child’s story illustrated how a $30 gift is so much more than a month of tuition – it’s also access to food, a bed, medical care, and…



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