Tag: International

Employment Challenges and Solutions for Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 12, 2021

  In this 20-minute presentation, Lucky Mahenzo, Kuhenza’s Child Protection Officer, describes some of the unique and profound challenges that parents and caregivers of children with disabilities face in securing employment and maintaining an income to support their families. Kuhenza’s Program Officer, Loice Maluki, then describe the ways in which Kupenda and Kuhenza have worked…

How a Kenyan Boy Escaped Sexual Abuse

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 4, 2021

Last year, while one of Kupenda’s volunteers was completing a Covid-19 interview with a caregiver, he learned that her son was being sexually abused by his father, who did not live with her but whom the child visited. Using Kupenda’s Child Case Management mobile app the volunteer was able to quickly notify our Kenyan staff…

Congratulations Aisha!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 15, 2021

Aisha Suleiman (15) was among the first learners to be admitted to the Timboni Special School, which Kupenda helped to establish last year. Due to the severity of her cerebral palsy, Aisha could not sit or crawl when she arrived at school. Her hands were also bent in such a way that she could not…

Pastor Jonathan Shares about the Impact of Kupenda’s Disability Training for Christian Leaders

by Kupenda

  • Posted on October 5, 2021

In this short video Pastor Jonathan describes the powerful ways in which Kupenda’s Disability Training changed his community, church, and his own family. Jonathan was among the first group of pastors Kupenda trained in 2006. Since then, we have trained hundreds of Christian, Muslim, traditional and government leaders in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. These leaders are now…

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