ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG
11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
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.
A Sister’s Seed of Imagination Grows a Field of Hope
Catholic sisters in Africa are using their education to dream up creative human development projects that help their local communities.
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.
The Key To Success is Doing Ordinary Things Extraordinarily Well
Sr. Leonarda has incorporated what she’s learned about leadership, finances and accountability into her ministry work to better serve the disabled and marginalized.
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.
Learning To Lead
Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.
Innovative Technology Brings Fluoride-Free, Clean Water to Kenyans
SLDI alumna collaborates with partners to implement an innovative water filtration process to remove fluoride and provide over 7,000 in Kasarani, Kenya with clean water.
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.
Filling Healthcare Gaps in Malawi
Sr. Magdalena uses her newfound skills to streamline hospital operations and improve patient care.
Unmarking Mother Earth; Sisters Solve Environmental Issues in Africa
Sisters are dedicated to solving the serious environmental issues facing Africa today, leaving the world in better condition than how they received it.
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.
Solar Project Creates Stable Electricity for Malawian Health Centre
The country of Malawi struggles with several problems including an unstable power grid, so SLDI Alumni Sr. Stella decided to use Malawi's natural resources to power her congregation's health centre.
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.
Sustainable Farming Project Pays Teacher Salaries
The sustainable farming / biogas project pays a portion of primary school teacher salaries, fights climate change and cuts down cost of living for the community.
A Small Rural Health Centre with Big Impact in Remote Zambia
Because of Sr. Constancia, an isolated community plagued with HIV cases now has access to basic healthcare.
A Place For the Displaced to Call Home
Sr. Veronica is using the skills she learned from the SLDI program to turn one village's reality into a possibility.
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.
Clean Drinking Water Transforms Communities in Ghana
The urgent need to stop a major cholera outbreak prompted the Sisters of St. Louis to find funding for a filtered water project. What they didn't expect was for clean water to transform their community in so many other ways.
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.
In Her Words: A Heart that Appreciates 'Mother ASEC'
In 2019, Sr. Magdalena Laurent Izengo started her courses through ASEC's SLDI program in Tanzania. Since then, she has used her knowledge and skills to secure funding for projects that keep children in her community safe. Read about it in her own words.
Protecting the Planet: How ASEC Sisters have honored Mother Earth
“In 2010-2019 average annual global greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels in human history, but the rate of growth has slowed.” - IPCC Report on climate change.
Simple technology used for environmental conservation and sustainability in Malawi
ASEC staff and Alumnae inspires the Malawi nation through her simple technologies to conserve the environment.