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SLDI Graduations 2012

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Phase II of SLDI (2010-2012) served 250 women religious from 176 congregations in seven countries. Of the 250 women religious, 237 successfully completed the course and graduated in colorful, well-attended ceremonies held in each country.

Phase II of SLDI (2010-2012) served 250 women religious from 176 congregations in seven countries. Of the 250 women religious, 237 successfully completed the course and graduated in colorful, well-attended ceremonies held in each country. The number of sisters and their country were as follows:

  • Ghana, 36
  • Kenya, 41
  • Nigeria, 45
  • Tanzania, 36
  • Uganda, 38
  • Zambia, 37
  • Southern Sudan, 4

Graduates received a certificate in administrative leadership or financial management during their respective graduations. Graduations were attended by superiors, bishops, priests, sisters, and friends of the graduating class. This marked a significant milestone for the graduates; they expressed a high level of self-esteem, confidence, satisfaction, and a sense of accomplishment. Phase II participants have raised over $1.1 million for their ministries.

The graduation ceremonies took place at different times throughout the year as follows:

Kenya – July 28, 2012 - 41 graduates
Kenya

Nigeria – August 25, 2012 - 45 graduates
Nigeria

Ghana – September 15, 2012 - 36 graduates
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Uganda – October 27, 2012 - 38 graduates
Uganda

Tanzania – December 1, 2012 - 36 graduates
Tanzania

Zambia – December 22, 2012 - 37 graduates
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