Tag: human rights

Let’s Talk Numbers: Proving the Effectiveness and Cost Efficiency of Kupenda’s Work

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In 2017 and 2018, under a grant from the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, Kupenda conducted an 18-month, mix-method program evaluation that showed how our Disability Training Program for Community Leaders is both cost-efficient and highly effective in saving and improving the lives of children with disabilities. Here’s what we learned.   Changes in…



3 Easy Steps to Double Your Gift to Kupenda through Donation-Matching Options from your Company!

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Did you know that you might be able to double or even triple your donation to Kupenda through donation-matching options from your company? Many companies offer such options to encourage their employees to give to non-profit organizations. If your company offers donation matching, every dollar you donate to Kupenda could turn into two or three…



Happy World Teacher’s Day from Kupenda’s Disability Advocates and Educators!

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October 5 is the United Nation’s World Teacher’s Day! Today we want to celebrate all of the teachers on Kupenda’s team who help children with disabilities access education, medical care and loving inclusion in their communities! The Kupenda family also includes several Board members with teaching experience and hundreds of community leader disability advocates, who…



Support Kupenda throughout October by Purchasing an Inspiring Children’s Book!

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By, Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda’s founder and Executive Director, Kupenda is excited to partner with the amazing authors of “Ivy the Very Determined Dog” to help raise funds and awareness for kids with disabilities in low-income countries. Throughout October, Ivy will donate $8 to Kupenda for every book sold! This book is about a little dog who lost the…



Tanzania NGO Uses Kupenda’s Pastor Training to Benefit Hundreds of Children with Disabilities

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By, Madeleine McMurray, EMFERD volunteer Disability in Tanzania In a society of deep religious conviction, the roots of disability are often seen through a  Biblical lens – though not always with compassion. For many well-meaning Tanzanians, disability is conceived of as a curse, a punishment from an angry God, and a sign of brokenness. In…



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