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Kupenda Expands to Sierra Leone!

By, Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda’s Founder and Executive Director Kupenda has a global vision to benefit the millions of people with disabilities in low-income countries through the provision of resources and training to organizations already involved with local people. The hope is that they can replicate our work and proactively ensure that children with disabilities have…

Music of the Heart: Katelyn’s Story

Every decision we make, no matter how small, echoes throughout the course of our life, often affecting us for much longer than we expect. In the summer of 2010, Katelyn McCarthy made a decision that would change the course of her life: she went to Kenya as a volunteer with Kupenda for the Children. At the…

International Family Day: Strengthening the Family, Strengthening Society

Today, on May 15, the United Nations’ International Day of Families, Kupenda celebrates the importance of the family unit to supporting healthy children and strong societies.  Ten year-old Neema Baya has been deaf since birth.  Several years ago her parents accused one another of causing her disability and eventually decided to separate and leave her in…

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