Category: Awareness Days

The Global Impact of Disability Pride Month

by Rebecca Majeau

Around the world, and especially in low-income countries like Kenya, most children with disabilities face daily stigma and discrimination. Their communities and their own families often believe their disabilities are a result of demons, witchcraft, or punishments from God. This is true for many of the children Kupenda supports, including Furaha Sulubu, a 14-year-old boy…



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…



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