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Challenge Yourself to Make a Change

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on July 18, 2023

Pat Blair, a long-time supporter of Kupenda, is using his athletic abilities to support children with disabilities this month! Throughout July, Pat will be running an average of a marathon (26.2 miles) per day to raise funds for Kupenda! When asked why he chooses to support Kupenda with his talents, he said, “When Adam Driscoll…

Community members receiving rice

Join Kupenda in Supporting Kenyan Communities This Giving Tuesday

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on November 29, 2022

“Karibu” is a Swahili word meaning “welcome.” This was a term I became quite familiar with over the course of my first trip to our innovation center in Kilifi, Kenya, where we have worked to help thousands of children with disabilities access care and support. I didn’t speak the language or fully understand the culture,…

Children eating

World Food Day: Mitigating Food Insecurity Through Disability Advocacy

by Lucie Rutherford

  • Posted on October 19, 2022

In 2022, international conflict, COVID-19, climate disasters, and rising costs have created unprecedented food insecurity. Each day, 828 million global citizens go hungry, and children with disabilities are at increased risk of malnutrition. Whether it’s due to stigma about disability that causes caregivers to refuse children food or medical costs that prevent parents from being…

Child smiling

Something to Smile About

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on July 11, 2022

Here’s something to smile about: you can support Kupenda while you shop on AmazonSmile! With Amazon Prime Days coming up on Tuesday and Wednesday (July 12 and 13), this is the perfect time to begin using AmazonSmile to care for children with disabilities in Kenya! Do you shop on Amazon? If so, AmazonSmile makes it…

Child and father

This Weekend, Meet our Fathers in Kenya and Honor Yours!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on June 10, 2022

This weekend, you can celebrate Father’s Day by learning about our dads in Kenya and honoring the special men in your life with a meaningful gift! Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 19th. In Kenya, many of the fathers in our programs help raise children, teach them values and life skills, and provide…

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