Category: Awareness Days

Tim Tebow Proms for People of All Abilities!

by Rebecca Majeau

  • Posted on February 8, 2022

Tonight, 500 churches across the globe will host virtual Night to Shine events that will be attended by more than 90,000 people living with disabilities! As we saw when we hosted this event in Kenya, Night to Shine evenings are powerful ways to celebrate the lives of the children while also educating families and communities…

Young boy wearing a blue shirt looking at the camera

The Global Impact of Disability Pride Month

by Rebecca Majeau

  • Posted on July 16, 2021

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…

Making Spaces of Hope

by Mikayla Martin

  • Posted on July 9, 2021

I have so much to be personally grateful for this July, which is Disability Pride Month. In December, I wrote a blog for Kupenda describing how my experience working for Kupenda and being mentored by Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer empowered me to more fully embrace my identity as a person with a disability. With what…

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

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 4, 2019

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

  • Posted on September 5, 2019

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…

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