Kupenda’s Award-Winning Documentary

Kupenda’s Award-Winning Documentary

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on December 8, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that on November 30, 2021, the “Kupenda” documentary was awarded Best Feature Film at the Inclús, Barcelona International Disability Film Festival. Not only is the award accompanied by a financial prize, but more importantly, it offers an incredible opportunity to share our mission with the world. In 2016, filmmaker, Philip…

Holiday Blog

Give A Gift That Matters

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on December 3, 2021

Looking for the perfect present this holiday season? Give the gift of hope to a child in need! You can donate to Kupenda in honor or in memory of someone you love. Your gift will help save lives and create a brighter future for children with disabilities in Kenya. Here’s how you can help: $20…

Giving Tuesday

Help End Isolation and Shame This Giving Tuesday

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 30, 2021

By, Lauren Blair, Kupenda’s Board Chair Help End Isolation and Shame This Giving Tuesday Happy Giving Tuesday! Thankfully, many of us have decreased the amount of seclusion and isolation we experienced at the height of the pandemic. However, for many children with disabilities, this is a continued way of life. Throughout the world, children with…

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Patty’s Perspective

by Jessica Charles Abrams

  • Posted on November 29, 2021

Patty Prasada-Rao is one of the warmest people you’ll ever meet. She has a big smile and an even bigger heart. When I sat with her for an interview earlier this year I knew we had a lot of ground to cover, as she’s been involved with Kupenda for nearly 2 decades as a Board…

Feature Moses

Meet Moses: An 8 Year Journey with Kupenda

by Rebecca Heidorn

  • Posted on November 29, 2021

Kupenda has had the privilege of knowing Moses Ushindi Katana for nearly a decade. Over the last eight years, Moses has grown into a kind, sociable young man who aspires to become a police officer like his father. Moses has sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder which can cause severe pain, swelling of the limbs,…

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