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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 data that was building up annually that showed …

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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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Sponsor Spotlight: Gaughran Family

Sponsor Spotlight: Gaughran Family

At the end of each term, Daraja students ritualistically sit down for one of their favorite activities and traditions on campus- writing sponsor letters. Because sponsors are truly the lifeblood of Daraja and the enablers for Daraja’s programs, the girls …

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