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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…



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…



Kupenda’s New Mobile App Supports COVID-19 Screening and Home-Based Care

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 18, 2020

In partnership with our Kenya-based field team (Kuhenza for the Children), Boston University School of Public Health, Dimagi and Sabrams Consulting LLC Kupenda is developing a mobile application to support community-based care and Covid-19 screening, care referrals, and prevention for children with disabilities and their families. This app contains the following features: Child Progress Tracking:…



Celebrate Disability Pride Month by Watching “Crip Camp” on Netflix

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 5, 2020

July is Disability Pride month in recognition of the signing of the 1990 American’s With Disability Act (ADA). And while we are now entering August, it is not too late to celebrate the progress that persons with disabilities have made in the United States! If you haven’t watched “Crip Camp” on Netflix this is the…



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