Category: Disability Advocacy

How the Wright’s Experience Raising a Child with a Disability Inspired them to Support Kupenda for 20 Years

by Kupenda

Dr. Richard Wright and his wife Ann have been supporting Kupenda’s work for more than 20 years. In this interview they tell us how their experience raising a daughter who is hearing impaired and their friendship with Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer, has kept them committed to our cause all these years. We are honored to…



Celebrate Disability Pride Month by Watching “Crip Camp” on Netflix

by Kupenda

July is Disability Pride month in recognition of the signing of the 1990 American’s With Disability Act (ADA). And while we are now entering August, it is not too late to celebrate the progress that persons with disabilities have made in the United States! If you haven’t watched “Crip Camp” on Netflix this is the…



Zambian Leaders Replicate Kupenda’s Disability Outreach Model and Approaches

by Kupenda

Kupenda has become a role model to other organizations, leaders and families around the world. Last year we saw the impact of this example when our work inspired a Zambian social worker named Felistus to open her own organization serving children with disabilities. She called the organization Lilato Initiative for Children with Disabilities. “Lilato”, like…



Happy World Teacher’s Day from Kupenda’s Disability Advocates and Educators!

by Kupenda

October 5 is the United Nation’s World Teacher’s Day! Today we want to celebrate all of the teachers on Kupenda’s team who help children with disabilities access education, medical care and loving inclusion in their communities! The Kupenda family also includes several Board members with teaching experience and hundreds of community leader disability advocates, who…



Support Kupenda throughout October by Purchasing an Inspiring Children’s Book!

by Kupenda

By, Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda’s founder and Executive Director, Kupenda is excited to partner with the amazing authors of “Ivy the Very Determined Dog” to help raise funds and awareness for kids with disabilities in low-income countries. Throughout October, Ivy will donate $8 to Kupenda for every book sold! This book is about a little dog who lost the…



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