Month: August 2020

Kupenda’s Response to Food Needs during Covid-19

by Kupenda

Farida is a beautiful 15-year-old girl.  She looks much younger because of her short stature. Her family didn’t think she could go to school because of her cerebral palsy and frequent seizures. Through Kupenda’s guidance, Farida’s family enrolled her in a day school that could meet her needs. She thrived at the school until March…



How the Wright’s Experience Raising a Child with a Disability Inspired them to Support Kupenda for 20 Years

by Kupenda

Dr. Richard Wright and his wife Ann have been supporting Kupenda’s work for more than 20 years. In this interview they tell us how their experience raising a daughter who is hearing impaired and their friendship with Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer, has kept them committed to our cause all these years. We are honored to…



Kupenda’s New Mobile App Supports COVID-19 Screening and Home-Based Care

by Kupenda

In partnership with our Kenya-based field team (Kuhenza for the Children), Boston University School of Public Health, Dimagi and Sabrams Consulting LLC Kupenda is developing a mobile application to support community-based care and Covid-19 screening, care referrals, and prevention for children with disabilities and their families. This app contains the following features: Child Progress Tracking:…



Covid-19 Emergency Response Update from Kupenda’s Executive Director

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In this short video Kupenda’s Founder, Cynthia Bauer, provides an update on how our Covid-19 Emergency Response efforts are mobilizing community leaders to support children with disabilities through food relief efforts and our new child case management mobile application. Cynthia also thanks our many donors and supporters who have made this lifesaving work possible! Learn…



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