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Daraja Education Fund's Fundraiser:

Team Lexie + Daki

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BENEFITING: Daraja Education Fund

EVENT: RACE FOR DARAJA | BAY TO BREAKERS 2015

EVENT DATE: May 17, 2015

THE STORY:

“I love that Daraja provides me with everything I need to have a great education.”

The Kenyan government only provides free access to education through the primary grades (K-8). Beyond primary school, students or their families must pay all fees associated with their schooling. Countless bright, eager students are kept from furthering their education simply they cannot pay these fees.

Meet Daki.

 

Daki hails from the Northern town of Marsabit where water is very scarce. She lives with her 6 siblings and occasionally her mother, who is mentally ill. Their father passed away when Daki was little. Daki’s older brother worked his way through secondary school and did the same to pay for Daki’s primary school fees. Her younger brother is in 7th grade, repeating until he gets a score high enough to obtain a scholarship for secondary school. Daki impressed the Daraja administration so much during her interview; they offered her a spot at Daraja the same day.

At Daraja, Daki has flourished. She is a member of the cross-country and athletics teams and she loves to run. Her favorite subjects are biology and English. Since she has arrived at Daraja, her grades have only improved. She loves being at Daraja because the skills she is learning will help her be the one to assist her family rather than relying on others.

Please consider supporting Daki as she runs to raise money for her own education on May 17th in Kenya, while many Daraja supporters are running in the annual San Francisco Bay to Breakers race in solidarity.

Separated by an ocean. United by a cause.

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To This Fundraiser

$2,760

MONEY RAISED
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  • Old PowderPuff Coach

    $25

  • Your favorite K teacher!!

    $20

  • Rigby High School

    $454

  • Brian + Kitty Forbush

    $10

  • E. Dennis + Martha Walker

    $100

  • Heath + Diana Lewis

    $50

  • Thomas + Aimee Barry

    $50

  • Reed + Danette Miller

    $25

  • Jeff + Tiffany Grover

    $25

  • Kristy McKinlay

    $125

  • Anonymous

    $766

  • Garth + Carolyn Waddoups

    $25

  • Gordon + Wendy McKinlay

    $25

  • Go Team Lexie!

    $1,000

  • Laurie + Ben Johnson

    $60

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Fundraise for this Campaign

Donor Comments

Laurie + Ben Johnson

Laurie + Ben Johnson

DONATION: $60

2 years ago

Go Team Lexie!

Go Team Lexie!

DONATION: $1,000

2 years ago

Gordon + Wendy McKinlay

Gordon + Wendy McKinlay

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Garth + Carolyn Waddoups

Garth + Carolyn Waddoups

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $766

2 years ago

Kristy McKinlay

Kristy McKinlay

DONATION: $125

2 years ago

Jeff + Tiffany Grover

Jeff + Tiffany Grover

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Reed + Danette Miller

Reed + Danette Miller

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Heath + Diana Lewis

Heath + Diana Lewis

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

E. Dennis + Martha Walker

E. Dennis + Martha Walker

DONATION: $100

2 years ago