I would not trade what I am doing at this point in my life, the creation of Daraja Academy, for anything… but, it isn’t always easy. Africa has a very unique way of reminding you that she is in charge, and you… are very small.

EXAMPLES: One of my oldest/closest friends Jabiz, visited campus for the holidays and I haven’t yet had time to blog about those life changing days. Daraja Academy went through a rigorous hiring process and has added two INCREDIBLE teachers: a young, bubbly, “I think outside of the box” language teacher and a science teacher that educational administrators DREAMS are made of. Having served as a Kenyan national park ranger, he can make learning applicable to all and in fact said during his interview, “to me, that tree outside is an entire unit: how its roo