Category: Awareness Days

Celebrating 3 Successful Young Women on World Humanitarian Day!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 19, 2019

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

  • Posted on April 25, 2019

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…



Locally-led, Inclusive and Effective: Celebrating Kupenda’s Work on World NGO Day!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 27, 2019

February 27 is World NGO Day! According to leaders from the United Nations,  the European Union, and organizations around the world, “World NGO Day is an important annual marking point for NGOs to celebrate their achievements!”  As such, we want to remind you of Kupenda’s 2018 achievements: We helped 10,190 children with disabilities access education and medical care!…



Celebrate Social Justice Day & Join our Upcoming Gala!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 20, 2019

Today the United Nations recognizes World Day of Social Justice. The UN says “We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.” Celebrate the removal of barriers for children and families with disabilities by signing up for our FREE March 30th Spring Celebration…



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