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What Does Daraja Academy, Kenya & The Bay To Breakers Have In Common?

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With gratitude for all donations received to help the girls of Daraja Academy realize THEIR dreams!

via Crowdrise 3 years ago

BENEFITING: Daraja Education Fund

EVENT: Bay to Breakers 2012

EVENT DATE: May 20, 2012

Sooz Duggan

THE STORY:

Daraja (means bridge in Swahili) is 4 hours NW of Nairobi, Kenya.

Regina Lerosion is a sophomore student at Daraja Academy. http://daraja-academy.org/

Regina's family lost their income when Kenya had a long drought. Their livestock, which is their savings, died due to lack of water. Although Regina was competitive academically, there was no way she could afford high school. It costs about $500.00 to go to high school in Kenya. Students have to pay for tuition, as well as school supplies and uniforms. The dropout rate from elementary school to high school is 80%. Regina's life path was set to make her another statistic. Fortunately, Regina received a four year scholarship from Daraja Academy. This allowed her to continue onto secondary school - a fate that is not very usual for girls of her tribe.

Women's education was the single most important factor behind falling levels of hunger & malnutrition in the developing world according to a 30-year study. (The US Institute of Food & Nutrition)

We'll be running/walking together on different continents!

Remember, if you don't give back, no one will like you...just kidding, but seriously, just think how good you'll feel!!!

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To This Fundraiser

$1,000

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sooz Duggan

    $25

  • Joy De Lara

    $10

  • Patti Dobrowolski

    $25

  • catherine coleman

    $60

  • Liz Gallerani

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Bill the Dog

    $100

  • Julie Baldocchi

    $50

  • Diane and Bob Tyson

    $25

  • Amy Neiman

    $25

  • Judi Garland

    $25

  • Elizabeth Alvarez

    $20

  • heidi Thompson

    $50

  • Karen Bouchot DeLara

    $30

  • Darcy Duggan

    $15

  • Peggy and Paul Keller

    $50

  • Helen Bartels

    $10

  • pam brandau

    $50

  • Beth Elliott

    $10

  • Mary Venable

    $25

  • Virginia Miller

    $25

  • Jim de Tomasi

    $50

  • Laura Alvarez

    $25

  • Avalos

    $25

  • June David

    $25

  • R. Fearman

    $15

  • Deb Self & Mandy Wallace

    $100

  • Bill Joyce

    $20

  • Sooz Duggan

    $20

  • Max Blechman

    $40

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33% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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The Team: $1,000 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Sooz Duggan

Amount Raised:

$950

 

32% Raised of $3,000 Goal

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heidi Thompson

Amount Raised:

$50

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Pamela Brandau

Amount Raised:

$0

Donor Comments

Mary Venable

Mary Venable

DONATION: $25

How wonderful that you are working so hard to get an education!! Good luck! 3 years ago

Beth Elliott

Beth Elliott

DONATION: $10

In memory of my mother, Alice Jane Sanford Mattiuzzi. She was a teacher and a private tutor, and a great believer in personal uplift through education. 3 years ago

pam brandau

pam brandau

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Helen Bartels

Helen Bartels

DONATION: $10

3 years ago

Peggy and Paul Keller

Peggy and Paul Keller

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Darcy Duggan

Darcy Duggan

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Karen Bouchot DeLara

Karen Bouchot DeLara

DONATION: $30

Alan Cahil, and all sailors lost at sea 3 years ago

heidi Thompson

heidi Thompson

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Elizabeth Alvarez

Elizabeth Alvarez

DONATION: $20

3 years ago

Judi Garland

Judi Garland

DONATION: $25

3 years ago