One of the most passionate goals of the Daraja curriculum is to empower students as women and leaders. We accomplish this through W.I.S.H. (Women of Integrity, Strength, and Hope) Class. This is a mandatory course that students take during all four years of secondary school, and during the Transition Program. W.I.S.H. is designed to supplement our intensive academic curriculum with the personal, emotional, and life skills these girls need to succeed.
The first two years of the curriculum are devoted to Inward Reflection. Many of the Daraja girls arrive on campus with very little confidence and struggle to speak up for themselves. This half of W.I.S.H. is designed to help them find their voices. During classes, girls work together to build their o