The operating non-profit and non-govenrmental organisation is the UPENDO Children’s Village Trust Foundation (UVT). It was founded on the 12th of January 2007 and is located in Ukunda/Kenya.
Members of the Board of Trustees are (in alphabetical order):
Gerd Blanke, Manfred Hermanns, Uwe Kaiser, Justus Munyithya, Andrew Onguka und Peter Gitahi.
The village is managed by Paul Kogiri, a Kenyan headteacher.