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Five young boys posing together, carrying 3 watermelons.

Happy World’s Children Day!

by Cynthia Bauer, Kupenda Founder and Executive Director

  • Posted on December 1, 2020

On November 20th we celebrated World’s Children Day. This special day is dedicated to the anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of the Child.  As we recently passed Thanksgiving, we had the opportunity to reflect on what we are thankful for. This year we are especially grateful for the international community’s commitment…



Abstract orange illustration symbol for the UN's International Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Shadow Pandemic: Remembering Women and Girls with Disabilities

by Kupenda

  • Posted on November 25, 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, all types of violence against women and girls, particularly those with disabilities, has intensified. This is the Shadow Pandemic growing amidst the COVID-19 crisis and we need a global collective effort to stop it. What better time to act than, today, on the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination…



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…



Happy International Charity Day: Your Gifts Go a Long Way in Kenya!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on September 5, 2019

Today, September 5, is the U.N.’s International Day of Charity! Please consider making a gift today to help a Kenyan child with a disability experience the love they deserve and access the education and medical care they need! Just a small gift goes a long way in Kenya!   $10 gives Prescovia a month of…



Celebrating 3 Successful Young Women on World Humanitarian Day!

by Kupenda

  • Posted on August 19, 2019

Today, on August 19, World Humanitarian Day 2019, we celebrate the success of 3 young women who have overcome great obstacles thanks to the humanitarian efforts of our staff, Kenyan medical professionals, and generous American sponsors! Nuru Jefwa was born with a congenital deformity that made her unable to walk. When we first met her 6 years…



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