Tag: human rights

Remembering RBG’s Support for the Disability Community

by Kupenda

As Ruth Bader Ginsberg lies in repose at the Supreme Court, we reflect on her contribution to disability rights in the U.S. Her support of the American disability community set a precedent for countries around the world including the children with disabilities we work with in Africa. We believe, as she did, that people with…



Rajab’s Hope: A Story of Empowerment During Covid-19

by Kupenda

Earlier this week one of Kupenda’s volunteers, Stephen Kitsao, was calling families in our program to screen them for Covid-19 symptom and assess their needs. Upon calling the home of Rajab Baraka, Stephen learned that, not only was the child healthy, but he was also helping to earn an income to support his family. He…



A Harvest of Hope During Covid-19!

by Kupenda

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…



International Day of Charity

by Kupenda

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…



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

by Claudia Sahaj

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…



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