Month: September 2020

In Her Own Words: Kasere’s Story of Transformation

by Kupenda

“Go away, we do not want to stay with you.” Those words, and the abuse and exclusion that came with them, followed Kasere for much of her life. Kasere has cerebral palsy, and 10 years ago, could only crawl on the ground. But thanks to Kupenda’s sponsorship program, this young woman’s life has dramatically improved. At…



Remembering RBG’s Support for the Disability Community

by Kupenda

As Ruth Bader Ginsberg lies in repose at the Supreme Court, we reflect on her contribution to disability rights in the U.S. Her support of the American disability community set a precedent for countries around the world including the children with disabilities we work with in Africa. We believe, as she did, that people with…



Songs of Triumph: Kupenda’s Documentary Soundtrack is Now Available!

by Kupenda

Kupenda is pleased to announce that the soundtrack to our documentary film is now available to stream! You can find the album, composed by Mauricio Yazigi and entitled ‘Kupenda’, on all of your favorite music streaming sites including Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon Music, Deezer, and Napster. Yazigi’s music, much like the film, is both…



Rajab’s Hope: A Story of Empowerment During Covid-19

by Kupenda

Earlier this week one of Kupenda’s volunteers, Stephen Kitsao, was calling families in our program to screen them for Covid-19 symptom and assess their needs. Upon calling the home of Rajab Baraka, Stephen learned that, not only was the child healthy, but he was also helping to earn an income to support his family. He…



A Harvest of Hope During Covid-19!

by Kupenda

This month our Kenya team harvested cassava from their new income generating farm and Disability Advocacy Center and used the crop to support our Covid-19 food relief program for more than 600 families impacted by disability! Our farm has 500 cassava trees, 3,000 casuarina trees, 300 watermelons and 1,000 corn plants that will generate more…



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