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Yahoo! awards Daraja with a $26,784 grant – a step closer to internet in the classrooms

Thanks to Yahoo! employee and long-time Daraja advocate Minoo Ayat, the Yahoo! Employee Foundation has granted the Daraja Academy funds to help get internet on campus. "Once I learned about my company's foundation, I had to make sure Daraja was in the running for a grant." We are glad she did! After a two-month application

July 6th, 2011|

Spiritual Time at Daraja

Hi! I'm Mark. I am one of the volunteers here at Daraja this month. 9am on every Sunday at Daraja is Spiritual Time. Three classrooms become improvised houses of worship—one for Catholics, one for Protestants, and one for Muslims. I remember discussions from almost three years ago in which we wondered how we would accommodate

March 15th, 2011|

First days at Daraja with my girls!

Hi! I'm Giulia! This is a summary of my first week at Daraja from a volunteer's perspective. My husband Mark and I came to Kenya for one reason only. To meet our 77 girls! Our friends Jenni and Jason had a big dream…to start a secondary school in Kenya for girls who otherwise wouldn’t have

March 11th, 2011