September 2021

Let’s Help Jon in His Last 2 Weeks of Marathon Training!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 27, 2021

On October 10 Jon Andrews will run the Chicago Marathon with 2 goals in mind: to finish in less than 3 hours and to raise $5,000 to help Kenyan children with disabilities access education and medical care! Check out the interview below to learn how this compassionate athlete is preparing for the big day and…

Join Us in the #WeThe15 Campaign!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 21, 2021

#WeThe15 is a global movement for change that says: persons with disabilities must be seen, heard, active and included. A movement to make the world fairer, more just, and more equitable. Launched at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, #WeThe15 plans to initiate change over the next decade by bringing together the biggest coalition ever of…

Furaha’s Story: How a Girl Who Once Couldn’t Walk or Write is now Excelling Physically, Socially and Academically

by Sandra Bauer

  • Posted on September 16, 2021

Furaha was born in 2004 with cerebral palsy that affected her legs, which has resulted in her being unable to walk. Although she only has moderate cognitive issues, she did not attend school for many years because her physical challenges made it too hard for her to travel to the local schools. In addition, Furaha’s…

Kupenda’s Pastor Child Advocates to Rally Support from People with Disabilities for a New Disability Bill in Kenya

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 9, 2021

By, Lucky Mahenzo, Kuhenza’s Child Protection Officer The Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability guarantees persons with disabilities the right to participate in political and public life. However, in Kenya, persons with disabilities and their families and organizations have been left out of policy making…

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