Monthly Archives: February 2010

Project Kibuku Maji

“Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink.”

Growing up in California, I have always valued water and thought I conserved it… thought.

On the Laikipia Plateau, the home location of Daraja Academy, water is a life or death …

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Good advice from our students

The selection of  26 new Daraja girls is done! The new students will arrive on campus on February 26th. We are all extremely excited about this new step and we have asked the current students to give a piece of …

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3-0 for Daraja!

We promised to update you about the first official football game played by Daraja, so here we go! The match has been postponed due to unfortunate circumstances; some students from the school we had to play against had to go …

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New Layout

New Layout

I’m pleased to introduce the new layout for the Official Blog of the Daraja Academy! Sorry for the down time and inconvenience… We lost some of the photos in the process but this should be fixed in the next few …

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Last Day of Interviews – 2 Spots Remain

It has been A HARD student selection process. Quite literally, over the past 2+ weeks a group of at least 4 Daraja Academy administrators (director of operations Peter Wathitu, vice principal Victoria, Jenni and I) along with a handful of …

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DARAJA FOOTBALL TEAM

DARAJA FOOTBALL TEAM

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Daraja Academy now has an official football team (Kenyans refer to soccer as “football”)! Martin Husum Mikkelsen, a famous football trainer in his hometown Viborg (Denmark), agreed to volunteer at Daraja during his winter break. He has created a team …

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