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Celebrating the Arrival of the New Vehicle!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 22, 2015

  “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord” (Psalm 27:14) Dear friends,  The Toyota Land-rover is here! Children whom it will benefit, excitedly danced around it while singing (or signing) “God is faithful and provides in His own time” when the vehicle entered The Gede Special School. Watch…



Two Kenyan girls standing outside their school with their arms around each other.

Children at Risk and Teacher Strikes in Kenya

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 22, 2015

Dear friends, September is always a financially tough time of year for us, as it is for many nonprofits.  Additionally, while school is in full swing here in the U.S., millions of children across Kenya are missing out on much-needed education. Teacher strikes, due to conflict over government pay raises, have stopped public education that…



Two young mean seated side by side on a log, smiling at each other.

Meet the ‘Kilimanjaro with the Children’ Team!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 25, 2015

Dear Friends, Would you like to help kids with disabilities by supporting our amazing team’s climb up Mount Kilimanjaro?  The trip is scheduled for December 26th, 2015 through January 10th, 2016. I am so grateful to our fearless American team leader Julia Spruance for making this happen.  In addition to organizing the team, she is…



Three adult woman and a young boy standing outside, with a group of other standing behind them.

Introducing Kupenda’s Child Sponsorship Coordinator!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 6, 2015

Dear Friends, I’m pleased to announce our first U.S. child sponsorship coordinator… Sandra Bauer! Those of you who sponsor children will be hearing from her in the months to come. In case you didn’t know, Sandra is my mom. Over the years I’ve had some on and off volunteer help with progress reports.  However, the job…



Cynthia Bauer smiling, surrounded by a group of smiling young boys.

Recent Kenya Trip – A Reminder of Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 14, 2015

Dear friends, I’m back from a very full trip to Kenya.  It was emotional and beautiful to be showered with love and condolences from the wonderful children and teachers I haven’t seen for 1 ½ years.  I often feel undeserving of it all.  When I get to see them it is such a blessing but…



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