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"I want to be a lawyer because I would like to serve the society those who are suffer from lossing their rights and justice." -Sr. Anna
Your sponsorship will provide a Sister, just like Sr. Anna, with secondary school tuition; the first step in achieving her career goals. Just $20 will pay for one week of a Sister's education.Donate »
Meet Sr. Anna, a future peacekeeper of Africa
While communities across Africa are making strides in peace, there are still so many people suffering from injustice.
Sr. Anna, SGN is one of the future leaders in peace and justice for Africa. She wants to study law but doesn't have the resources to attend school. With your support, she will be able to study to be a lawyer and fight for the rights of the marginalized in her society. There aren't many sisters in her congregation with this level of education, especially in legal matters, so her education is so important to her congregation and community.
Your donation to ASEC's educational programs will provide the skills Sisters, just like Sr. Anna, need to serve her community and achieve her dream of attaining a degree in her fight for social justice.
Enjoy Sr. Anna's essay below— you'll quickly see how much hope she holds for the future of Africa. You can help her make greater strides towards justice and peace in Africa by donating to support a Sister's education today.Can you help another Sister, just like Sr. Anna, who needs you?
Donate » Essay Transcription:
I want to be a lawyer when I complete my study at Bigwa Sisters Seminary. I will put effort in my studies so that I can perform higher and join university. My plan is to get A and B in my performance this will be possible through prayer, hardworking and your finance asistance.
I want to be a lawyer because I would like to serve the society those who are suffer from lossing their rights and justice. I will help them and my congregation because sisters are suffered from lack of law’s education.
I will achieve this goal when I attend specific student concerning laws up to Masters level. I will be familiar with course or study so as to achieve my goal.
My current situation at Bigwa Secondary school is; I fill free, happyness because of cooperation between administrators, staff and all sisters who are students, also I feel free because the administrators are sisters and the teachers are ready to asist us in our studies. They always dedicating their free time search the materials, gathering group discussion and thus ecouranging every body like the school.
Futher more I would like to express my sincerely gratitude for your generocity and your financial support. God bless you all.
Become a Ray of Hope today
Your sponsorship will provide a Sister like Sr. Anna with secondary school tuition; the first step in achieving her career goals. Just $20 will bring a Ray of Hope into a Sister's life and those she will serve.
Bigwa Tuition Costs: $20 (one week) | $85 (one month) | $1,000 (one year) | $2,000 (two years)Donate »
Learn more about ASEC's Scholarship Program
Watch the video below to learn more about how ASEC's Scholarship Program bridges the gap to higher education for Sisters in Africa.
The African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) was established in 1999 by four Catholic universities in the U.S. and their congregations:
- the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill College)
- the Sisters of IHM of Scranton (Marywood University)
- the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia (Neumann University)
- the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (Rosemont College)
That same year, ASEC set up computer labs and began providing technology workshops to African Sisters in five pilot countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. We received 501(c)(3) nonprofit approval in 2006.
100% of your gift (minus credit card transaction fees) goes directly to educating a Sister because a private donor covers all our operational costs and employee salaries.