Cynthia Bauer

A photo of the sun shining through the clouds above trees and a field of grass.

The Naming of a Child… Providing Humanity, Forgiveness, and Grace

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 9, 2014

After thirty-seven years, a name was given to a Kenyan baby who was killed at birth because he had a cleft pallet and club feet. If you read the first chapter of the Kupenda book “An Unlikely Gift”, you know the horrific story of a baby boy who was drowned just after his birth because…

A Kenyan child looking into the distance with the sun shining behind them.

Tanzania Trip Report and Reflections

by Kupenda

  • Posted on July 15, 2014

It’s been about a week since we finished our two week trip to Chalinze Tanzania with 13 volunteers (plus my brother Andy and I leading) to partner with Kulea Child Care Villages in reaching out to children with disabilities.  It was especially hard for Andy and me not to be with the kids we love…

A Kenyan man standing before a group of 20 listeners with one arm raised.

Leonard Coming to America!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on May 1, 2014

Dear friends, It is really happening!  Our Kenya director, Leonard Mbonani, is coming to the U.S. for the first time!  He will be accompanied by our Kenyan vice-chairman, Norbert Deche, whose children graciously purchased his plane ticket.  Visas and plane tickets are in their hands and they will be stepping on U.S. soil on Thursday,…

A man and two children stand outside, looking down at a piece of paper.

Updates from Kenya, 2014

by Kupenda

  • Posted on April 7, 2014

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for your continued support in a variety of ways.  You may have heard about some of the difficulties going on in Kenya.  In light of these things, I would like to ask for your prayers, support, and encouragement in the following areas: Safety: Since the terrorist attack at the…

An adult woman smiling, holding a bottle of soda.

I Survived… Thank You!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on March 12, 2014

Well, it happened and I survived.  I suppose that’s the only way it can happen when you think of the alternative.  As you may have heard… I turned 40.    As many who have been there before me can relate, there was some anxiety and sadness about what it is supposed to mean to enter this…

Follow Us on Social Media!

Blog Archives