ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

End poverty in all its forms everywhere End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Ensure access to water and sanitation for all Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Reduce inequality within and among countries Sustainable Cities and Communities Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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A Sister’s Seed of Imagination Grows a Field of Hope

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

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.

One Sister’s Solutions to a War Torn South Sudan

One Sister’s Solutions to a War Torn South Sudan

Sr. Faida noticed how difficult it was for her neighbors to obtain healthy food during lockdown. So, she and the sisters taught them how to plant vegetables using sacks and broken buckets on their veranda.

Using Solar Energy to Support Kenyan Sisters in their Missions

Using Solar Energy to Support Kenyan Sisters in their Missions

The Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in Kenya and Nairobi now have reliable, renewable energy thanks Sr. Susan’s grantmaking skills.

Girls' High School in Lesotho Thrives Under Sister's Stewardship

Girls' High School in Lesotho Thrives Under Sister's Stewardship

“[SLDI] has helped me a great deal because I couldn't stand in front of different stakeholders and, you know, address them on issues. ASEC gave me the courage and stance to say, ‘Yeah this is what has to be done.’ For that, I’m grateful.”

Innovative Technology Brings Fluoride-Free, Clean Water to Kenyans

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.

Unmarking Mother Earth; Sisters Solve Environmental Issues in Africa

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.

This Sawdust Briquette Recipe Solves a Common Problem for Women in Rural Africa

This Sawdust Briquette Recipe Solves a Common Problem for Women in Rural Africa

In the forests of Malawi, women walk long distances to find dry wood for cooking and heating their homes. But, Sr. Jane's innovative idea solves this common problem and now she's teaching the recipe women in her community.

Solar Project Creates Stable Electricity for Malawian Health Centre

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.

Sustainable Farming Project Pays Teacher Salaries

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.

Eco-Friendly Farming with Renewable Energy in Rural Zambia

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.

Teaching Orphaned Boys about Sustainable Farming

Teaching Orphaned Boys about Sustainable Farming

SLDI mentee Sr. Catherine Wanza creates a biogas digester plant at Ukweli Home of Hope, allowing her to teach boys from the streets of Nairobi about sustainable agriculture and farming.