What’s it like to be a student at Daraja Academy? Sophomore student Maureen, pictured above, provides a glimpse into her life:

Monday, November 22nd

6:00 am: Wake Up!

6:00 am – 7:00 am: Dress in school uniform and do my duties like cleaning my dorm room, which I share with three other students.

7:00 am – 7:30 am:  Have breakfast: Uji (traditional Kenyan breakfast porridge), an egg and a banana.

7:30 am – 8:00 am: Assembly. We raise the Kenyan flag and sing the national anthem.

8:00 am – 8:45 am: A lesson for English. We have review because final exams begin Thursday.

8:45 am – 9:30 am: A lesson