Mobile Technology Development Program Expands at Daraja

They came bearing gifts 3 years ago, Chris Garcia took his first steps on Kenyan soil with a group of teachers and students from University of San Diego with a huge surprise for Daraja’s teachers and Form 1 class—iPods for every teacher and iPads for every freshman girl. Next week, Chris is returning to Kenya

Every Drop Counts: Transition Students Host Anti-Pollution Campaign

Daraja Transition Students Win 53,000 Kenya Shillings for Anti-Pollution Campaign In conjunction with Laikipia Wildlife Forum in Nanyuki, Daraja Academy Transition students created an anti-pollution river campaign grant proposal. Students assessed community needs and compiled research about where river pollution and water shortage was a major problem in communities surrounding Daraja’s campus. In the transition

Daraja Academy hosts Blood Drive with the Kenyan Red Cross

In the aftermath of the attack on Kenya’s Westgate Mall in Nairobi, the country responded with unity: thousands of people came out to support the country by donating blood to the Kenyan Red Cross in order to help the victims of the tragedy. Inspired by this, Daraja Academy administration booked a blood drive with the

Students Take on Land Conservation & Poetry With Help of Guest Lecturers

Daraja welcomed Mpala researcher Corinna Riginos, to discuss land conservation and guest teacher Penina, to prepare Forms 3 and 4 for the K.C.S.E. Daraja students challenged to take on land conservation, generate ways to make an impact on the cause in local communities. Riginos: "Conservation is about more than preserving the land. Its about

Teachers Explore Gender, Power & Self-Reflection in Inaugural T.I.S.H. Class

For the first time, Daraja teachers engaged in their own version of W.I.S.H....and called it T.I.S.H (Teachers of Integrity, Strength and Hope)! They participated in a Privilege Walk with the results highlighting how much gender has affected the teachers in their own life paths. Teachers were asked to participate in a Privilege Walk. Each person

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