Category: Covid-19

Young girl smiling next to packages received from Kupenda's food relief program

Kupenda’s Response to Food Needs during Covid-19

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 25, 2020

Farida is a beautiful 15-year-old girl.  She looks much younger because of her short stature. Her family didn’t think she could go to school because of her cerebral palsy and frequent seizures. Through Kupenda’s guidance, Farida’s family enrolled her in a day school that could meet her needs. She thrived at the school until March…



Kupenda’s New Mobile App Supports COVID-19 Screening and Home-Based Care

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 18, 2020

In partnership with our Kenya-based field team (Kuhenza for the Children), Boston University School of Public Health, Dimagi and Sabrams Consulting LLC Kupenda is developing a mobile application to support community-based care and Covid-19 screening, care referrals, and prevention for children with disabilities and their families. This app contains the following features: Child Progress Tracking:…



Covid-19 Emergency Response Update from Kupenda’s Executive Director

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 4, 2020

In this short video Kupenda’s Founder, Cynthia Bauer, provides an update on how our Covid-19 Emergency Response efforts are mobilizing community leaders to support children with disabilities through food relief efforts and our new child case management mobile application. Cynthia also thanks our many donors and supporters who have made this lifesaving work possible! Learn…



Mike Bell Reflects on His 11 Years as a Kupenda Supporter and Urges Others to Remember Vulnerable Children during Coronavirus

by Kupenda

  • Posted on March 31, 2020

Mike Bell has been supporting Kupenda for 11 years through his leadership of the nonprofit organization, Healing Nations. In this interview, Mike shares about why he believes in Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer, and why he has continued to raise support for her organization. Mike also urges others to support Kupenda, especially during the Coronavirus pandemic,…



Kupenda Documentary Tour Update and Covid 19 Impact on Kids with Disabilities

by Kupenda

  • Posted on March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, I am making an official, yet unsurprising, announcement that Kupenda’s documentary tour is postponed until October/November 2020. The Gordon College (Wenham, MA) showing has been rescheduled to October 24th (RSVP here). As we work with our partners to reschedule other screenings around the country, we will update our documentary tour website and social media pages. The weight heavy on…



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