Category: Awareness Days

Lessons on Love from Kenya

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 14, 2019

Last week I watched 74 Kenya youth with disabilities have – quite literally – the time of their lives! All thanks to the Tim Tebow Foundation. On February 8th, Kupenda partnered with the St. James Anglican Church of Kenya to celebrate the Foundation’s Night to Shine initiative alongside 100,000 guests at churches around the world! This…



Remembering People with Disabilities on World AIDS Day

by Kupenda

  • Posted on December 3, 2018

Last Saturday, December 1, we joined with the World Health Organization (WHO) and our global partners to commemorate the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.   HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 35 million lives so far.   In 2017, 940,000 people died from HIV-related causes globally.…



How to Help Children like Amina! #WorldOrphanDay

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 20, 2018

Last week we celebrated the United Nation’s World Orphan Day. A day where we recognize that 70% of children with disabilities we’ve encountered are orphaned in countries like Kenya. This is often because of the stigma related to their disability. Our friend Amina was abandoned by both of her parents when they discovered she had…



Remembering Children with Disabilities on World Toilet Day

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 19, 2018

Today, on the United Nation’s World Toilet Day, we want to thank all of our donors whose generous contributions have enabled Kupenda to construct toilets that have now served thousands of children with disabilities! Toilets save lives, because human waste spreads killer diseases. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation…



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