We’re thrilled that a member of our team got to share her incredible journey on the TEDx stage! On January 20th, 2018, Julia Spruance, Waypoint’s Program Director shared the story of her experience climbing Kilimanjaro with three teens with disabilities from Kenya with the organization she volunteers for, Kupenda for the Children at TEDx Natick. Click link below to watch her talk!
There is power in having High Expectations for one another. But it makes all the difference where being born with a disability makes you susceptible to abuse, abandonment, and even elimination. Click to hear the story of three Kenyan teens with disabilities who were given the opportunity to battle a deadly stigma and prove that taking on a big challenge – the biggest in Africa – changes everything. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx