Tag: child sponsorship

The Gift of Sponsorship

by Kupenda

Four years ago, Steve Abrams started sponsoring Tumaini Kalume, a child with cerebral palsy caused by malaria. In 2016, Tumaini’s muscles were still weak from the condition so he was unable to move himself much at all. The child’s parents also said he had no response to nonverbal communication like facial expressions, physical gestures and…



A Father Shares How He Teaches His Children the Value of Giving Back

by Kupenda

Jim Kaniclides has been donating generously to Kupenda for the past 10 years and his company, Bank of New York (BNY) Mellon, has doubled thousands of those dollars to support our children in Kenya. Jim’s wife, Gayle, and daughter, Melina, have also been sponsoring one of our children in Kenya since 2018. Last month, I…



3 Easy Steps to Double Your Gift to Kupenda through Donation-Matching Options from your Company!

by Kupenda

Did you know that you might be able to double or even triple your donation to Kupenda through donation-matching options from your company? Many companies offer such options to encourage their employees to give to non-profit organizations. If your company offers donation matching, every dollar you donate to Kupenda could turn into two or three…



A Smile at Last

by Kupenda

By, Martha Karo, Kupenda’s Kenyan Project Director   Hadija Kaingu, 19, is living with autism. Her condition is accompanied with epilepsy which forces her to use drugs on daily basis to control her seizures. She does not have speech, does not make eye contact, and has a very short concentration span. Hadija is not toilet…



Happy International Charity Day: Your Gifts Go a Long Way in Kenya!

by Kupenda

Today, September 5, is the U.N.’s International Day of Charity! Please consider making a gift today to help a Kenyan child with a disability experience the love they deserve and access the education and medical care they need! Just a small gift goes a long way in Kenya!   $10 gives Prescovia a month of…



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