Follow ASEC on
Fri, Sep 9, 2011
As a result of her life-changing experience visiting the Bigwa Secondary School, one Service Learning student donated $1,000 to purchase a cow so that the students at the Bigwa School could benefit.
Cows are an important resource for sisters and for the communities that they serve. One cow can provide nourishing milk, and can also reproduce so that a precious natural resource can be shared.
As a result of her life-changing experience visiting the Bigwa Secondary School in Morogoro, Tanzania, one Service Learning student donated $1,000 to purchase a cow so that the students at the Bigwa School could benefit.
As a result of that one cow, calves were born, and now there are four cows, which make a big difference for the sisters and their lives.
The headmistress and students at the Bigwa School continue to express gratitude for the support provided to them for the gift of cows. Students have plenty of milk!
Be a Ray of Hope
Communities across Africa are counting on Catholic Sisters, but 80% lack the education needed to carry out their important mission work. You can be a Ray of Hope for a Sister who needs you by donating to her education today.
Make a donation today »
Sharing this story is one of the easiest ways you can support our mission:
Leave a comment »
Service trip to volunteer in Ghana scheduled for 2019
In May 2019, volunteers from Chestnut Hill College and Marywood University will spend three weeks volunteering in schools and rehabilitation centers in the west African nation of Ghana under the auspices of ASEC.
Volunteering in Tanzania changed my life
Marywood University alumna Emily Schweiger reflects on volunteering in Tanzania through ASEC's Service Learning Program and its effects on her life.
2018 ASEC Service Learning trip cancelled
A recent alert, issued from the Diplomatic Security Service, has forced the cancellation of ASEC's 2018 Service Learning trip to Nairobi, Kenya.
Don't forget to follow ASEC on social media:
Back to news »