ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG
08: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
How can we measure the impact of education?
We measure the impact of education through qualitative data by interviewing ASEC sisters, both those current students and alumnae. Through learning their stories, we can connect the dots between education and transformation, both within the sisters and their communities.
My Story at VERITAS: No Cross, No Crown
In this piece, Rev. Sr. Anthonia Ebong, HHCJ, reflects on the strength and faith it took to persevere through challenges in life and education.
Ripple Effects: Sisters Serving Individuals in Need
Catholic sisters in Africa see how using their education to help just one person can have an exponential positive effect on their communities.
Getting the Right Education for Children with Disabilities
Equipped with confidence, skills and a psychology degree, Sr. Swai is helping physically and mentally disabled children in Africa get the early intervention services they need.
Blessed, Empowered and Happy: How Education Has Helped Fuel a Nun’s Life Work
For Sr. Lucy, education has been the key to realizing the vision she had and fulling the mission of her Kenyan community.
Investing in Africa’s Small Farms Yields Big Outcomes
Catholic sisters in Africa are using crop and animal farming to sustainably support their local communities.
A Sustainable Farm Run by Catholic Nuns Reducing Food Insecurity in Rural Kenya
Sr. Susan is using her education to feed her community through a successful, sustainable farm in rural Kenya.
The Unlikely Women Creating Jobs and Reducing Poverty in Africa
ASEC program participants are applying their education and skills to create and sustain jobs across Africa.
Holistic Education & Life Skill Development in Kenya
After three Kenyan sisters received their training and education through ASEC, they needed ensure students' needs were met holistically in order to successfully provide a formal education.
Bread Bakery Brings Employment, Skill Building and Food Supply to Ugandan Community
The education Sr. Teopista gained through both SLDI and HESA help a bakery to thrive and provide nourishment to a Ugandan community.
Learning To Lead
Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.
"DREAMS" Program Reduces HIV/AIDS Among Young Women and Girls in Lesotho
SLDI alumna Sr. Anacletta implements a program to increase access to HIV/AIDS services and reduce the number of new HIV/AIDS cases among adolescent girls and young women in Lesotho.
6 Catholic Nuns Building Businesses Across Africa
Entrepreneurial Catholic sisters are building businesses across Africa to meet the needs of the poor and marginalized.
Economic Growth & Opportunity For Women in Rural Cameroon
Sr. Caroline uses her ASEC education to provide quality education for children and economic opportunities for marginalized women in rural Cameroon.
Reducing Poverty Through Microloans for Women in Kenya
Srs. Gisele and Lucy are using the skills they learned in ASEC's SLDI program to provide microloans for Kenyan women living in urban poverty.
Nuns in Africa Spearhead Women's Empowerment Projects
Catholic Sisters in Africa are using education to empower women and work toward gender equality.
Filling Healthcare Gaps in Malawi
Sr. Magdalena uses her newfound skills to streamline hospital operations and improve patient care.
Turning Disability Into Possibility for Girls in Africa (The Story of Cheshire Home)
HESA alumna Sr. Anne is providing opportunities for girls with mental and physical disabilities in Kenya so they can reach their true potential.
Mercy for Kenyan Children Born With HIV
When Sr. Patricia finished ASEC's SLDI program, she knew exactly how to use her new skills in basic technology, administration and leadership: to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya living with HIV/AIDS.
Sisters Spearhead Youth Projects in Africa, Providing Hope for the Future Generation
Religious sisters across Africa are using their ASEC education to spearhead projects in support of Africa's youth and future generation.
Improving Nutrition, Reducing Poverty and Creating Jobs in Ghana
Sr. Stephany's human development projects are improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana.
Rebuilding Tanzania infrastructure, one brick at a time
Sr. Benedicta Anslem is improving infrastructure and building hope in Tanzania, one brick at a time.
From Computer Illiterate to Empowered Accounts Manager
Find out how Sr. Faustina Khaoya is using her ASEC-sponsored education to help revamp her congregation's economy.
Donor retention strategies to win donor confidence
Sr. Teresa shares how she won the confidence of her donors and how donor retention plays an important role in receiving funding for multiple projects that can benefit the community.
Preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria Through Economic Empowerment
Sr. Veronica, a humanitarian aid worker, has trained over 250 beneficiaries, providing opportunities through her economic empowerment program, as a means to prevent more cases of HIV/AIDS.
Offering Second Chances to Prisoners in Cameroon
Sr. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.
Eco-Friendly Farming with Renewable Energy in Rural Zambia
Reaching out to women in the rural areas, the Mother Earth Centre promotes improved nutrition and self sustainability through multiple projects. In this photo, farmers are cultivating moringa powder.
The Gift of Proposal Writing Skills Keeps on Giving
Sr. Consolata is addressing urgent needs in local hospitals, schools, orphanages and disabled homes with her proposal writing skills. She has written over 60 project proposals, 75% of of which have been successful!
Social Justice & Peace For Marginalized Women in Kenya
Sr. Josephine began her project social justice project, Women Peacemakers with Alternative Livelihood, after recognizing the need to empower women in Kenya in dealing with social justice issues like violence, income setbacks, poverty and healthcare.
Participants of SLDI Workshops Discuss Their Achievements
Several participants of SLDI workshops are using their education to help their congregations and communities.
Educating Students to Lead Exceptional Lives in Nigeria
Our Lady's Nursery School in Nigeria recently hosted Entrepreneurial Month, an opportunity for students to be exposed to workshops and education that can sustain them in the future.
ASEC Staff Visit Alumnae Projects in Uganda
ASEC staff and partners visit several ASEC alumnae projects in Uganda to learn more about how ASEC programs are helping Sisters in their ministry work and service to the poor and marginalized: