Tag: disability rights

Celebrate Social Justice Day & Join our Upcoming Gala!

by Kupenda

Today the United Nations recognizes World Day of Social Justice. The UN says “We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.” Celebrate the removal of barriers for children and families with disabilities by signing up for our FREE March 30th Spring Celebration…



Lessons on Love from Kenya

by Kupenda

Last week I watched 74 Kenya youth with disabilities have – quite literally – the time of their lives! All thanks to the Tim Tebow Foundation. On February 8th, Kupenda partnered with the St. James Anglican Church of Kenya to celebrate the Foundation’s Night to Shine initiative alongside 100,000 guests at churches around the world! This…



Kupenda’s Annual Gala is Coming Up on March 30 – RSVP Today!

by Kupenda

Please join us at 6pm on Saturday, March 30th for our FREE Annual Spring Gala at the Grand View Farm & Marion Tavern in Burlington, Massachusetts! Guests will learn more about Kupenda and the work we do to help children with disabilities around the world, all while enjoying drinks, food, and live music! We will…



Remembering People with Disabilities on World AIDS Day

by Kupenda

Last Saturday, December 1, we joined with the World Health Organization (WHO) and our global partners to commemorate the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.   HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 35 million lives so far.   In 2017, 940,000 people died from HIV-related causes globally.…



The Perfect Holiday Gift Made by Disabled Artisans in Kenya!

by Kupenda

People in the community look at us and think we can’t do anything. But now those same people come to me and say, ‘Sophia can I borrow 30 shilling?’ I always look at these things that we make and think, we are not disabled we are differently-abled.” ~ Sophia, founder of The Haki Disabled Self…



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