Category: Awareness Days

Happy World Teacher’s Day from Kupenda’s Disability Advocates and Educators!

by Kupenda

October 5 is the United Nation’s World Teacher’s Day! Today we want to celebrate all of the teachers on Kupenda’s team who help children with disabilities access education, medical care and loving inclusion in their communities! The Kupenda family also includes several Board members with teaching experience and hundreds of community leader disability advocates, who…



Happy International Charity Day: Your Gifts Go a Long Way in Kenya!

by Kupenda

Today, September 5, is the U.N.’s International Day of Charity! Please consider making a gift today to help a Kenyan child with a disability experience the love they deserve and access the education and medical care they need! Just a small gift goes a long way in Kenya!   $10 gives Prescovia a month of…



Celebrating 3 Successful Young Women on World Humanitarian Day!

by Kupenda

Today, on August 19, World Humanitarian Day 2019, we celebrate the success of 3 young women who have overcome great obstacles thanks to the humanitarian efforts of our staff, Kenyan medical professionals, and generous American sponsors! Nuru Jefwa was born with a congenital deformity that made her unable to walk. When we first met her 6 years…



Children with Disabilities Overlooked for Vaccinations: How You Can Help during World Immunization Week

by Kupenda

World Immunization Week, the last week of April, aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. During this important week, Kupenda remembers how children with disabilities, especially those in developing nations, are often overlooked in vaccination campaigns and by parents who believe immunizing their children with disabilities is…



Celebrating Virginia’s support for Cindy and Shehe on International Women’s Day

by Kupenda

I love that International Women’s Day is the day after my birthday.  Grateful to the many women who support our work and the women who work hard to fight for the rights of their children with disabilities both here and abroad.   March is also Women’s History Month and ends with my 93-year-old grandmother’s birthday.…



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