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ASEC is serving sisters in 10 sub-Saharan African countries, providing access to educational opportunities. There is much to celebrate regarding the work of ASEC and the impact of sisters who are benefiting from our programs. We encourage our staff, sisters in the program, and friends of ASEC to contribute their own news and success stories. Below you will find impactful stories and reflections written in their own words.

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Teachers demonstrate care and love to children while they are at school.

Education is the key to eradicating poverty in Africa

4 days ago: In this reflection of the International day of Family, Sr. Veronika discusses how providing high quality education from the family level to higher institutions can eliminate poverty in African societies.

A session on human trafficking helped to save my niece’s life

A session on human trafficking helped to save my niece’s life

last week: I would have never known about human trafficking without attending a session prepared by our ASEC Coordinator in Malawi last year. Because of this knowledge, some girls have been rescued from this horrible fate.

SLDI graduation, Nigeria 2015

Education is Power. Why ASEC supports Catholic Sisters in Africa.

3 weeks ago: The hidden story about sisters is that they are addressing a multitude of the most pressing development challenges in Africa today.

How to Achieve Happiness

How to Achieve Happiness

last month: Sr. Stella reflects on this ultimate goal, and how one must learn to forgive, love, let go, and set goals to achieve happiness.

Be Part of the Change: Helping to achieve the SDG for Quality Education

Be Part of the Change: Helping to achieve the SDG for Quality Education

2 months ago: Sr. Elizabeth, a HESA Student, wrote this piece about quality education after facilitating the January Alumnae meeting in Nigeria.

Recognizing and understanding the plight of others during Lent

Recognizing and understanding the plight of others during Lent

2 months ago: While giving a lecture to young girls about Culture, tradition, and religion in African context, Sr. Babalola turned their time together into active participation and awareness, and helped the girls learn what Christ is trying to teach them.

Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) from India are providing social and healthcare services to the poor, elderly, and refugees.

Catholic sisters: beacons of faith, hope and love in South Sudan

2 months ago: In a GSR article, Sr. Jane Wakahiu reflects on her site visit to South Sudan in December 2016.

ASEC board members Brighid Blake (standing, top) and Terri Peters (bottom, right) pose for a group photo with ASEC staff.

Team Building in Tanzania

4 months ago: Brighid Blake, ASEC board member, reflects on staff team building during her recent visit to Tanzania to present the draft strategic plan to ASEC staff.

The Power of Togetherness, ASEC Staff Forging Forward to Achieve ASEC Mission!

The Power of Togetherness, ASEC Staff Forging Forward to Achieve ASEC Mission!

4 months ago: The power of working together as a team as evident during ASEC staff development training in Tanzania.

“Building” a Global Sisterhood

“Building” a Global Sisterhood

4 months ago: Brad Meyers, Senior Program Officer, Catholic Sisters Initiative, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, offers a few lessons learned about working with his hands to build material things that apply equally as well to working with our minds to build immaterial things like the global sisterhood.

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