ASEC News & Reflections
ASEC is serving sisters in 10 sub-Saharan African countries, providing access to educational opportunities. There is much to celebrate regarding the work of ASEC and the impact of sisters who are benefiting from our programs. We encourage our staff, sisters in the program, and friends of ASEC to contribute their own news and success stories. Below you will find impactful stories and reflections written in their own words.ALL NEWS general sldi hesa service scholarship reflections research success current
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2 days ago: [Malawi] Sr. reflects on the many skills she acquired in the SLDI Administration workshop that will help her to succeed in her position as an education leader.
4 days ago: [Malawi] Sr. Teresa reflects on her first experience facilitating a workshop in Malawi and how the SLDI Basic Technology workshop helped her to feel more confident in presenting her information in Power Point.
last week: [Kenya] Sr. Adelaide explains how the SLDI Administration track course content was an incredible match to my professional needs as Congregational Secretary and her newly appointed position as Human Resource Manager.
2 weeks ago: [Tanzania] After attending the SLDI Basic Technology and Administration workshops, Sr. Mariana discovers that the training was not only a means to implement educational goals; it's also the key to economic development and sustainability in Africa.
3 weeks ago: [Malawi] Sr. Elsamma reflects on her SLDI Finance workshop and how it opened her eyes to the areas of stewardship, accountability, integrity and ethics, all of which are important for good finance practices.
ASEC Service Learning Trip provides a glimpse of the real-world development work happening in Africa
3 weeks ago: [Kenya] What surprised me most about my learning during the service trip to Kenya was how unaware I had been about the obvious successes of Catholic sisters in helping the poor become educated, seize economic opportunities, and to lead healthier lives.
last month: [Cameroon] Because of the school strike in Cameroon, many students have entered the workforce at an early age. This has had both positive and negative impacts on the the trade and fashion industries. One thing is for sure, things will never be the same because of it.
last month: [Malawi] Sr. Teresa reflects on a recent SLDI finance workshop, explaining how skills gained through ASEC programs are a positive step towards fighting corruption in Malawi and other parts of Africa.
2 months ago: [Malawi] Sr. Dorice tells the story of two girls with the same educational opportunities and how their choices impacted the rest of their lives. She reflects on the gift of quality education in relationship to Catholic sisters in Africa.
2 months ago: [Tanzania] On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Sr. Maria shares her thoughts on eliminating these problems and increasing economic development in Tanzania.
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