Category: Awareness Days

How to Help Hungry Children with Disabilities on World Food Day!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 16, 2018

Today the world is celebrating World Food Day and here at Kupenda we’re remembering all the challenges children with disabilities face – including hunger! In Kenya, many people believe if you have a disability you will never go to school, get a job, marry, or contribute to society. As a result, children with disabilities are…



Happy #World Cerebral Palsy Day from Sarafina

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 5, 2018

Today, on #WorldCPDay, we celebrate the millions of children with cerebral palsy around the world like Sarafina!   Her culture believed she was cursed and had little value because of the cerebral palsy she has due to malaria as a baby. Today, she is a happy and loved young woman, thanks to the Marafa Special…



Celebrating our Community Leaders, Parents and Donors on International Day of Friendship

by Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda Founder and Executive Director

  • Posted on July 30, 2018

Today is recognized as the United Nation’s International Day of Friendship, and as I travel back from Kenya, I think of the unique relationships formed between people of diverse backgrounds in this work. This is exemplified in the parent support group meeting we held a couple days ago. The parent leaders of 13 different disability…



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