Hailing from Australia, Team Toorak combined a group of about fifty 9th grade girls, a passion for girls' education, and love for Daraja to demonstrate the very power that the students at Daraja celebrate daily: girl power. Running on the strength of passion and enthusiasm, the girls were able to contribute an impressive $2,040, and they're
On Sunday, May 20th, more than 120 Daraja advocates came out in groves to represent the Daraja girls at the 101st Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco. Despite being a FRACTION of the size of the other charity partners, the Daraja Academy team was the biggest group represented at the race and the worldwide
What made this year's Race for Daraja so phenomenal? YOU DID. From each and every student, faculty member, supporter, volunteer and intern, from Kenya to California and all over the world, thank you for making Race for Daraja 2012 a phenomenal success. Three Events. One Family. Over $90,000 Raised! Lilian, Form 1, tries to
Dear Daraja Family, Bay to Breakers is an exclusively important event in our lives. It has created an opportunity for us to participate in fundraising money that is of benefit to our wellbeing in general, and our education in particular. Many are the times that volunteers have worked hard to support us –mind you they
The girls are back! Daraja is so excited to welcome all 104 Daraja girls back from end-of-term break. Although students miss home during school, the reality of what home is like upon return leaves some girls missing another home: the Daraja Academy. “There is nothing for me in all of Kenya... without an education." “When
Weekly Wrap Up: Alone on campus for 2 weeks, the Form 4s get specialized tutoring to prepare for the KCSE exam.
With just the Form 4s left on campus this week, campus life was split between studying, reviews, and gearing up for Bay to Breakers! Although Forms 1-3 left campus 2 weeks ago, the Form 4s stayed on campus for more examinations and tuition. "We stay on campus longer than the other forms for tuition. That