Tag: disability rights

Child smiling with two adults after receiving Kupenda food relief.

A Harvest of Hope During Covid-19!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 11, 2020

This month our Kenya team harvested cassava from their new income generating farm and Disability Advocacy Center and used the crop to support our Covid-19 food relief program for more than 600 families impacted by disability! Our farm has 500 cassava trees, 3,000 casuarina trees, 300 watermelons and 1,000 corn plants that will generate more…



Cindy and Leonard standing with large group of children apart of Kupenda's programs.

International Day of Charity

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 5, 2020

September 5th is International Day of Charity in honor of the life and work of Mother Teresa. Today is a celebration of all of the diverse charities worldwide that work to respond to the needs of the world’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. Kupenda works alongside these global charities to empower children with disabilities in…



Photo of Colin Sarf, next to certificate acknowledging Newburyport's DCC Day.

Celebrating DDC Day with our long time donor and sponsor, Colin Sarff!

by Claudia Sahaj

  • Posted on September 3, 2020

Colin Sarff, a long-time donor and Child Sponsor of Kupenda, was honored in his hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts on August 10th, 2020, through the observance of their very own Disorders of the Corpus Callosum (DCC) Awareness Day.  According to the National Organization of Disorders of the Corpus Callosum, “The corpus callosum is a band of…



Young girl smiling next to packages received from Kupenda's food relief program

Kupenda’s Response to Food Needs during Covid-19

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 25, 2020

Farida is a beautiful 15-year-old girl.  She looks much younger because of her short stature. Her family didn’t think she could go to school because of her cerebral palsy and frequent seizures. Through Kupenda’s guidance, Farida’s family enrolled her in a day school that could meet her needs. She thrived at the school until March…



Dr. Richard Wright and Mrs. Ann Wright smiling while standing on the beach.

How the Wright’s Experience Raising a Child with a Disability Inspired them to Support Kupenda for 20 Years

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 24, 2020

Dr. Richard Wright and his wife Ann have been supporting Kupenda’s work for more than 20 years. In this interview they tell us how their experience raising a daughter who is hearing impaired and their friendship with Kupenda’s founder, Cynthia Bauer, has kept them committed to our cause all these years. We are honored to…



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