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Two long rows of Kenyan boys. Three young boys in wheelchair are most prominent in the photo.

Double the Impact of Your Gifts for Just a Few More Weeks!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on February 22, 2021

We only have a few weeks left in our matching campaign and we’re 82% towards our $100,000 goal! Every dollar counts double through April 1! There are so many ways to give! You can: ·      Make an individual gift ·      Sponsor a child for just $30 / month ·      Give with a match from your employer (check out a list here) ·      Give a gift in someone’s honor…



Maximize the Impact of Your Giving through Donor Advised Funds

by Kupenda

  • Posted on January 21, 2021

Donor-advised funds are private funds for philanthropy. Donor-advised funds aggregate contributions from multiple donors and aim to democratize philanthropy by accepting contributions as low as $5,000.They offer tax advantages of up to 50% of adjusted gross income and can hold funds indefinitely. Check out the video below that explains how you can maximize the impact…



Brighton- smiling young boy wearing a red and white gingham shirt.

A Future for Brighton

by Kupenda

  • Posted on December 9, 2020

Brighton is a very intelligent 8-year-old boy and a student at Kizurini Special School in Pre-primary 1. He is a good student who excels in math. He even helps other students with their studying. His parents were divorced and left him in the care of his impoverished grandmother. Kupenda was called to action when they…



#GivingTuesday campaign, Matt pointing a small orange bottle towards camera, standing behind 3 colorful packages.

Support Kids Like Matt on Giving Tuesday!

by Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda Founder and Executive Director

  • Posted on December 1, 2020

Thanksgiving may look different for many of us this year but we are still full of thanks for all of you! We are also so grateful and excited that your donations will be doubled this year thanks to a very generous donor. These funds support kids like Matt during the continued Covid-19 pandemic. Before the…



Boy wearing green tank top, sitting in blue wheelchair, making a "peace sign" with his hand.

29 Children Receive Wheelchairs Thanks to Our Pandemic Screening and Response Systems

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 26, 2020

Calling our families to make sure they are safe and healthy during the pandemic is supporting far more than Covid-19 prevention — this month it helped us learn that more than 30 children were struggling at home without access to their wheelchairs. Many of the children’s assistive devices are trapped in schools which are closed…



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