One of the things that makes Daraja Academy unique is the WISH (Women of Integrity, Strength, and Hope) curriculum. This is a series of classes devoted to improving the girls’ self-esteem, self-reliance, and leadership skills. The Daraja girls take the classes for all four years of secondary school.
Campus volunteer Gloria Diamond recounts her experiences sitting in on a few weeks of WISH classes:
Over the past couple of weeks, I have been eagerly following the girls’ WISH classes.
The Form 2 girls – otherwise known as Women of WISH and Peace Ambassadors – have been learning about creating a culture of peace. To the Daraja girls, this means “a way of life that approaches and prevents violence, and a way of life that suppor