World Water Day: How Kupenda Is Addressing Water Barriers for People With Disabilities

by Lauren Blair

  • Posted on March 21, 2023

Kupenda for the Children works to expand opportunities for thousands of children with disabilities to live a more prosperous life, including when it comes to accessing clean water. Throughout the world, 2 billion people do not have safe water to drink, and 3.6 billion people do not have access to basic sanitation. That is why…

In a World of Disparity, Kupenda is Working to Save Children from Premature Death

by Lucie Rutherford

  • Posted on March 7, 2023

A recent report from the United Nations, titled “Levels and trends in child mortality,” brought to light sobering statistics regarding the well-being of children around the world. In 2021, a child or young person died every 4.4 seconds, 5 million children died before their fifth birthday, and another 2.1 million died between the ages of…

World Hearing Day: Learn How Kupenda Empowers Children Like Rose

by Lucie Rutherford

  • Posted on March 2, 2023

Part of Kupenda’s mission is to provide services for thousands of children that experience stigma surrounding disability, including those with hearing loss and deafness. March 3rd marks the World Health Organization’s “World Hearing Day,” a time to raise awareness for the prevention of hearing loss and deafness and promote ear and hearing care. Today over…

World Day of Social Justice: How Kupenda is Combating Inequality

by Rebecca Majeau

  • Posted on February 22, 2023

February 20th marked the United Nations’ World Day of Social Justice. This day served as an opportunity to promote social justice by addressing issues such as poverty, exclusion, unemployment, human rights violations, and gender inequality—issues which Kupenda works to address on a daily basis. When it comes to social justice issues, one of the most…

Unlikely Gifts: A Kupenda for the Children Podcast

by Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda Founder and Executive Director

On Valentine’s Day, we are excited to announce our upcoming Kupenda for the Children podcast: “Unlikely Gifts.” The word “Kupenda” in Swahili means “love.” More accurately, it refers to “a constant state of loving.” Since so much of what we do is about demonstrating love to children and families impacted by disabilities, we thought this…

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