On the morning of their first exam day for the K.C.S.E. testing, fourth year Daraja students listened intently as a letter from “Mom and Dad,” or co-founders Jason and Jenni, was read to them. This year is the second year that Daraja Academy has had girls taking the K.C.S.E. and clear traditions are beginning to emerge.

The K.C.S.E. exam will last until November 15, with girls taking one or two subject exams per day. There are only two days excluding weekends, from now until November 15, that the girls have no testing and will spend the day studying. While our students are prepared and confident, testing for this long can be grueling and challenging.

Because of this, the Daraja st