Daraja Academy just stretched, yawned and took a well deserves 4 day weekend. The school essentially runs on the trimester system and this served as our Term III, mid-term break. If you were one of the 26 Daraja Academy students, what would you have proposed as an activity to relax and let off some steam? The answer to that question both surprised and thrilled the administration… the girls wanted to volunteer at the local orphanage. They did, and let me tell you they worked HARD!

The girls were broken into six groups upon arriving at the Mara Moja (the closest village to campus) orphanage. Two groups were sent with donkeys to the river to collect water for laundry and with around 30 orphans, there is A LOT of dirty cloths. Two groups descended on the kitchen the kit