Girls’ Education

By Mary K. (Form 1) Girls are the most important people in the society. They assist and take a big part in assisting the community. They are good-hearted and really try their best to do an important thing in the community. Girls’ education is very important in

September 17th, 2018|

Arise and Shine

By Martha A. (Form 1) This is the time when we are kept aided Taught by Daraja to know and love and do. Step by step enlightened Toiling in faith Reaching for the skies. We have arrived to join a thousand others All with one mission To drink

August 2nd, 2018|

Girl Child Education in Garissa County

By Anzel M. (Form 1) My name is Anzel Mohamed. I studied primary at Masalani Girls in Ijara Sub-County. I feel lucky being at school although people in my community insult me and threat me like an outsider. The greatest problem in Garissa County is discriminating girls. People

June 4th, 2018|

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

July 3rd, 2015|

Who are Daraja Academy’s Kenya Scouts?

Each Monday morning on Daraja’s campus, students and staff gather near the flag to hold assembly or “flag.” The assembly is a time where staff and prefects have the opportunity to update the student body about events coming up in the week ahead. In addition, one class each week performs a song and update the

November 6th, 2013|

A new K.C.S.E. tradition!

On the morning of their first exam day for the K.C.S.E. testing, fourth year Daraja students listened intently as a letter from “Mom and Dad,” or co-founders Jason and Jenni, was read to them. This year is the second year that Daraja Academy has had girls taking the K.C.S.E. and clear traditions are beginning to

October 28th, 2013|

Daraja celebrates Malala Day

On October 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a young activist for girls’ education, survived an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen, in her home country of Pakistan. Her wounds were felt worldwide, including by Daraja students and staff. Check out what happened last year, when Daraja students were asked what steps they could take to let Malala

July 30th, 2013|

Student Spotlight: Fatuma A

As we reflect on this year's amazing milestones, we can't help but go back to square one: What types of girls enter the Daraja gates? Who were they before they were freshmen at Daraja? Every girl seems to have her own story of absolute determination. We've highlighted Fatuma A, an approaching senior at the academy.

December 5th, 2012|
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