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
an hour ago: [Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia] African women religious are using sustainable agriculture to solve problems like malnutrition and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.
last week: [Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda] Sisters across Africa recognize that there is no better way to use their education than to share it, and that is exactly what they are doing.
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.
4 weeks ago: [Tanzania] A celebration is held for the 2018 graduating class and the 50th Anniversary of the Bigwa Seminary Secondary School.
4 weeks ago: [Cameroon] Celebrating 25 years of action for biological diversity, Sr. Vera asks what each of us can do to preserve the biodiversity of our common home: earth.
last month: [Cameroon] Sr. Vera reflects on how we can better understand cultural diversity in Africa and how each individual culture can be beneficial to the country as a whole.
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: [Kenya] A recent alert, issued from the Diplomatic Security Service, has forced the cancellation of ASEC's 2018 Service Learning trip to Nairobi, Kenya.
last month: [USA] April 25-26, 2018: ASEC’s annual Advisory Board and Board of Directors Meetings took place at ASEC USA headquarters located on Marywood University’s campus in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
last month: [Nigeria] Sr. Elizabeth discusses how climate change in Nigeria is dramatically altering the way Nigerians will live now and in the future.
2 months ago: [Cameroon] Sr. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.
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