Tag: disability rights

Make a Difference for Children with Disabilities in Just 30 Seconds

by Kupenda

Join Kupenda for the Children in calling on the United Nations and its 15 member countries to uphold disability rights and end discrimination against people with #disabilities. Join us by taking 30 seconds to sign Sightsavers petition for an  #EqualWorld 🌍 https://campaigning.sightsavers.org/  Want to keep updated with Kupenda and Kuhenza’s work? You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. And…



This Father’s Day, Give the Gift of Hope to a Fatherless Child

by Kupenda

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 16!  You can honor a special man in your life by  sponsoring a child in his name for just $30/month! In many developing nations, children with disabilities are often believed to be cursed or demonic and their mothers are blamed for their disabilities. As a result, many…



Better than Flowers: Mother’s Day Gifts that Support Mothers of Children with Disabilities

by Kupenda

This Mother’s Day, forget the flowers and jewelry, and instead, give that special woman in your life a gift that helps mothers of children living with disabilities!   What Can I Give? Sponsorship that helps a child in access care ($30 / month) Beautiful, handmade Kenyan crafts ($5 – $45) Donations with a personalized dedication…



Children with Disabilities Overlooked for Vaccinations: How You Can Help during World Immunization Week

by Kupenda

World Immunization Week, the last week of April, aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. During this important week, Kupenda remembers how children with disabilities, especially those in developing nations, are often overlooked in vaccination campaigns and by parents who believe immunizing their children with disabilities is…



Help Us Meet our Match and Support 1,000 Children by Donating before Midnight Today!

by Kupenda

Hi Friends, Thanks again to those of you who celebrated with us at our Spring Celebration Gala on Saturday. I enjoyed reconnecting with so many of you and getting to know some new people. Thanks to you and our generous matching grant you have increased the number of children with disabilities who will benefit from…



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