Articles are typed by staff and volunteers, and are edited lightly for clarity. Each piece reflects only the thoughts of the writer at the time, and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of Daraja Academy.
By Esther N. (Form 3) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is girl’s circumcision. Most of you may wonder what it is and where this type of circumcision is practised. I am a witness of these FGM practices and learnt its consequences. I am a girl who has been trying all I can to stop this
By Irene M. (Form 1) It has been proven that many teenagers tend to keep the love tank full by engaging in irresponsible behaviors. When they feel that the love they get at home is not enough, they seek attention from somewhere else. In the process, they meet people from all walks of life,
By Nancy W. (Form 1) According to Kenya Cancer Network, breast cancer causes about 7% of deaths among women per year. Women face a higher risk of breast cancer than men. The exact cause of breast cancer is unknown. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer is caused by damage to
By Suzane A. (Form 4) Due to the current ongoing doctors’ strike in the country, herbalists have managed to expand their business as the number of clients has doubled and in some cases even tripled the normal number. Initially, herbalists make a billing as a number of people needing their services increase.