October 2021

Hundreds of Elite Bikers are Racing to Support Kids with Disabilities this Fall

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 19, 2021

Kupenda’s long-time supporters at Adventures for the Cure (AFC) have run and biked thousands of miles and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support children with disabilities in Kenya! This fall they’re at it again with their annual Rockburn Cross event! For the past 10 years, this event has drawn more than 400 cyclers…

Congratulations Aisha!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 15, 2021

Aisha Suleiman (15) was among the first learners to be admitted to the Timboni Special School, which Kupenda helped to establish last year. Due to the severity of her cerebral palsy, Aisha could not sit or crawl when she arrived at school. Her hands were also bent in such a way that she could not…


A Message from our Founder Requesting Support for our Kenyan Director

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 8, 2021

By, Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda’s founder and Executive Director   Dear friends, Our Kenya director, Leonard Mbonani, has had a rough month and could use your prayers and encouragement. As many of you know Leonard was diagnosed with cancer (Non-Hodgkins Follicular Lymphoma) in 2016.  After a couple years of chemotherapy, he has had no evidence of disease for…

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Pastor Jonathan Shares about the Impact of Kupenda’s Disability Training for Christian Leaders

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 5, 2021

In this short video Pastor Jonathan describes the powerful ways in which Kupenda’s Disability Training changed his community, church, and his own family. Jonathan was among the first group of pastors Kupenda trained in 2006. Since then, we have trained hundreds of Christian, Muslim, traditional and government leaders in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. These leaders are now…

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The Power of Partnership

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 1, 2021

“Kupenda introduced us to the Workshop / Training of Religious Leaders on Disability in the Bible. The first training was in November 2018 assisted by Mbonani Leonard, Director of [Kuhenza for the Children] Kupenda of Kenya… The same Kupenda of Kenya introduced us to the Tim Tebow Foundation with its Festival of Night to Shine…

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