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Make a Difference for Children with Disabilities in Just 30 Seconds

by Kupenda

Join Kupenda for the Children in calling on the United Nations and its 15 member countries to uphold disability rights and end discrimination against people with #disabilities. Join us by taking 30 seconds to sign Sightsavers petition for an  #EqualWorld 🌍 https://campaigning.sightsavers.org/  Want to keep updated with Kupenda and Kuhenza’s work? You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. And…



Children with Disabilities Overlooked for Vaccinations: How You Can Help during World Immunization Week

by Kupenda

World Immunization Week, the last week of April, aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. During this important week, Kupenda remembers how children with disabilities, especially those in developing nations, are often overlooked in vaccination campaigns and by parents who believe immunizing their children with disabilities is…



Locally-led, Inclusive and Effective: Celebrating Kupenda’s Work on World NGO Day!

by Kupenda

February 27 is World NGO Day! According to leaders from the United Nations,  the European Union, and organizations around the world, “World NGO Day is an important annual marking point for NGOs to celebrate their achievements!”  As such, we want to remind you of Kupenda’s 2018 achievements: We helped 10,190 children with disabilities access education and medical care!…



Remembering People with Disabilities on World AIDS Day

by Kupenda

Last Saturday, December 1, we joined with the World Health Organization (WHO) and our global partners to commemorate the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.   HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed more than 35 million lives so far.   In 2017, 940,000 people died from HIV-related causes globally.…



10 More Reasons to be Thankful This Week!

by Kupenda

Yesterday was Universal Children’s Day! As you think of all the things you’re grateful for this Thanksgiving season, remember that almost 3 decades ago (On Nov 20 1989) the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This was the first international treaty to explicitly recognize the rights of children with…



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