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Join Kupenda in Supporting Kenyan Communities This Giving Tuesday

by Rebecca Majeau

  • 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,…



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…



Something to Smile About

by Rebecca Majeau

  • 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…



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

by Emma Reiner

  • 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…



A teenage boy in a brown shirt standing outside and smiling.

Feedback from the Children You Support

by Jessica Charles

  • Posted on May 9, 2022

Dear friends, June marks the end of our fiscal year, and we are so grateful for the ways you helped us get through these trying times. We thought you would like to hear from some of the children you are supporting themselves. “I used to cry when taken to school. I could [not] write and…



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