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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last week: [Kenya] Sr. Felistas combs the slums of Nairobi, Kenya in search of poor, orphaned boys in need of a home.
2 weeks ago: [Uganda] With leadership skills learned in SLDI & HESA, Sr. Petronilla is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.
3 weeks ago: [Cameroon, Nigeria] While saving the world may seem like an impossible feat to some people, religious sisters across Africa are actively taking on projects that promote good health and well-being. Through SLDI alumnae projects, approximately $1.65 million in contributions have been made to this sustainable development goal.
last month: [Lesotho] Although she was excited to begin work with the elderly at Saint Marguerite D’Youville Old Age Home in Lesotho, Sr. Theresia noticed her lack of education proved to be a barrier in her service.
last month: [Cameroon] Sr. Veronica is using the skills she learned from the SLDI program to turn one village's reality into a possibility.
last month: [Zambia] Sr. Clementine Phiri uses her experience with the SLDI program to help spread the word about caring for the environment.
2 months ago: [Cameroon] Sr. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.
2 months ago: [Zambia] The finance and resource mobilization skills learned in the SLDI program has enabled Sr. Cecilia to secure funding for a finance workshop that attracted 45 sisters from over 20 congregations.
2 months ago: [Tanzania, Zambia] Two sisters share how the SLDI finance workshops have helped them personally and their ministries.
3 months ago: [Nigeria] The SLDI program has given Sr. Clare skills, knowledge, enlightenment and technical know-how, making her a “Jack of all trades" and an invaluable member of her congregation.
4 months ago: [Zambia] ASEC staff from the US visited the Makunka Rural Health Centre in Zambia, a clinic that brings services closer to the people.
4 months ago: [Nigeria] The SLDI program has taught Sr. Chinwe Odinko, LSJ that true communication is more than sending and receiving messages through modern technologies.
4 months ago: [Zambia] "Human resource management and labor laws" was the theme discussed by of Zambia alumnae from January 3-5, 2018 at the annual alumnae workshop in Lusaka.
4 months ago: [Uganda] Sisters in Uganda learn how to raise money by making soap and books at the annual alumnae workshop.
5 months ago: [Malawi] As secretary, Sr. Clara acts as the conference treasurer and attended the SLDI Finance workshop with excitement, hoping to gain skills in financial concepts most challenging in her ministry.
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