What a difference a day makes

The sun rose on February 25th on an important day at Daraja Academy. 32 new Form 1 (9th grade) girls walked through the gates of the school into new lives filled with possibility and promise. Here are a few photos of some of the fortunate young women who have been selected from among many applicants across Kenya. They all did extremely well in primary school and have already shown that they have leadership qualities. The only thing holding them back was money. They now have the opportunity to continue their studies at Daraja Academy. In these photos you see the girls as they are welcomed by their new sisters/mothers, aunties and shoshos (grandmothers), the extraordinary staff and the foun

First Blog Post!!!

I am so excited to visit these girls again! Leaving on Febraury 20th for the next adventure. The Song Exchange Adventure continues. Watch this space for updates on my travels in Kenya and South Africa!

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