Tag: sponsorship

Meet Furaha and Learn How to Double Your Impact!

by Christina Walsh

  • Posted on October 6, 2020

Furaha is a young girl who has cerebral palsy which has resulted in her being unable to walk. She is one of six children being raised by a single mother. Because of her mobility impairment, it was necessary for Furaha to attend a school that has boarding facilities. Her sponsors made it possible for her…



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

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 18, 2020

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…



Cindy and Leonard standing with large group of children apart of Kupenda's programs.

International Day of Charity

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 5, 2020

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…



Photo of Colin Sarf, next to certificate acknowledging Newburyport's DCC Day.

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…



Young girl smiling next to packages received from Kupenda's food relief program

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…



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