At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20, Daraja’s Form 4s sat for their business exam, the final of twenty exams. Two and a half hours later, Daraja’s teachers and administration convened outside Exam Room 5, and entered the room just as test administrators finished collecting the papers. “You’re done,” said the administrator, and a loud cheer erupted from both students and staff. Nasibo, a Muslim, led the girls in prayer; then Teacher Mwambura lead a Christian prayer. (Daraja is not a religious school, but respects the importance of religion in Kenya.) His prayer quickly turned to lively dancing, singing, clapping, and shouting, and after this cathartic release of energy the girls lined up to hug