Cynthia Bauer

A woman showing a group of young children who to play the guitar.

January 2014 Kenya Trip!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 6, 2014

Hi, friends. As I watch the snowfall out my window…again…I can’t help but long for the warmth and beauty of the Kenyan coast. Strange that Kupenda board member, Carissa Mortenson, and I were just there a couple of weeks ago complaining about the heat! Most of you know, Carissa and I were in Kenya from…

An adult woman and a Kenyan male sitting beneath a tree.

A New Year and Another Trip to Kenya!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on December 31, 2013

Dear friends, Another year has come and gone.  I am grateful for all of you and the amazing things happening for children with disabilities in Kenya.  I’ll be in Kenya January 2nd through the 17th.  If the airport isn’t on fire this time it will be a plus!  However, prayers are appreciated as there is…

A Kenyan woman holding a young girl who is missing her left hand.

The Story of Kupenda is Now Available Just in Time for Christmas!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on December 12, 2013

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” ~ 2 Corinthians 12:9   It happened just in time for Christmas gifts!  “An Unlikely Gift”, the story of Kupenda for the Children, is now available for purchase on just by clicking here.  The paperback…

A group of about 40 Kenyans of various ages smiling at the camera.

August 2013 Trip to Kenya

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 26, 2013

I just returned from a great trip to Kenya.  It is so interesting how much perspective is gained when giant obstacles get in your way like the airport being on fire.  I was stuck in Amsterdam then stuck in Nigeria and finally made it to Kenya via Ethiopia and Uganda after 4 days of travelling,…

A very young baby wearing a black and red knitted hat.

New baby in the Kupenda Family and Upcoming Kenya Trip

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 31, 2013

I am leaving for Kenya next week for two weeks (August 6th– 22nd). We have a lot of work to do in a short period of time but yesterday’s events gave me a giant boost of excitement about what God has in store. Yesterday Grayson Patrick Blair was born to Lauren (Kupenda U.S. chairperson) and…

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