Daraja Blog

Don’t Try to Trick a Form 2…

The Daraja students have officially returned to campus after a three-week break and their first lesson already occurred during their transport back to Nanyuki, a town a half hour away from Daraja Academy.

The students take a matatu from their …

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RADIO DARAJA!

The first radio program produced by the media club from Daraja Academy is now available.

Listen to the girls and to the amazing East African music hits they have selected by clicking the link below! This is a first radio …

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Daraja Support Systems

In earlier postings I wrote about the numerous student interviews we conducted earlier in the term and the 26 amazing students we rendered from them. These girls came from many parts of Kenya, they came eager to learn and were …

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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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