Daraja Blog

Making Peace

Sometimes things fall into our laps. They become ours without much work, effort or forethought. However, sometimes we see something that we desperately want and it takes a lot of energy and discussion before we can even dare …

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What Would You Do For Girls’ Education?

 

Seven years ago, my wife and I had a serious, life changing conversation that orbited around one key question: “how far were we willing to go for girls education?” We knew the …

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Under the Tree

Under the Tree

Under a tree, on top of a hill that over looks the Daraja Academy campus, a few members of the school’s administrative team met with a group of elders from the local community… 70 elders from the local community!

The …

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Why Daraja?

Why Daraja?

There’s a little thing we call “Daraja Fever,” that visitors and volunteers often catch and spread during and after visiting campus. Symptoms include sore cheeks from smiling, a full heart of love, and a plaguing desire to return once you’ve

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Alumni Check-In: Lillian

Alumni Check-In: Lillian

In August of this year, Daraja celebrated our first graduating class of girls. After four years of secondary school classes and a five-month Transition Program, Lillian walked across the stage on Daraja’s campus and received Daraja’s equivalent of a diploma- …

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