Daraja Blog

The Power of a Family

The Power of a Family

Dear Daraja Family,

Founders Jason and Jenni Doherty returned to the United States this week to work with the board of directors and staff specifically to raise awareness for the school and raise money for next year’s budget. For those …

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Daraja partners with Outside the Lens to help girls practice self-expression through art.

Daraja partners with Outside the Lens to help girls practice self-expression through art.

This past month, Daraja Academy partnered with Outside the Lens, a San Diego-based youth literacy program whose mission is to celebrate the vision and voices of children around the world and across cultures. OTL project director Debi Spindelman worked …

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A Lesson from Oman

A Lesson from Oman

In an earlier post, we wrote about Kenya’s recently published census results showing Kenya’s population has increased by 1 million people every year in the past decade. It was bleak news for a country fighting to overcome poverty.

In a

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The Perfect Sunday: Mud fights, laughter and learning. Daraja students celebrate 10/10/10 with an Adobe Festival

The Perfect Sunday: Mud fights, laughter and learning. Daraja students celebrate 10/10/10 with an Adobe Festival


The entry below has been written by Daraja volunteer Cora Went (top picture, far left). Cora coordinated last Sunday’s 10/10/10 Adobe Festival. Read about the fantastic day from her perspective…

On October 10, 2010 – 10.10.10 – people from all …

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What was life like before Daraja? Read one young girl’s story…

What was life like before Daraja? Read one young girl’s story…

Volunteer Sarah Montgomery held a writing workshop with the students this summer. She explained that they could write about anything and that their writing would be shared with people around the world. Many chose to share their personal stories.

The

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