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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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An overjoyed sister in the SLDI administration track, Malawi, receives her new laptop during the opening ceremony of the workshop.

20 Catholic Sisters in Malawi are realizing their dreams

2 weeks ago: Access to computers has been a major challenge to most of the Malawians. Luckily for those women religious attending the SLDI Administration workshop this dream has become a reality!

The Secretary General, Sr. Margaret Kubanze with the participants after opening the Administration Workshop

ARU Secretary General commends the good work of ASEC

2 weeks ago: Sr. Margaret Kubanze, Secretary General of Association of Religious in Uganda, has commended the work done by African Sisters Education Collaborative in empowering religious women with leadership and administration skills.

Group photo of SLDI Administration Track I partipants, Zambia

Sisters in Zambia share experiences about the SLDI program

4 weeks ago: 20 sisters are currently enrolled in the Administration Workshop in Lusaka, Zambia share their experiences about the SLDI program.

Sr. Germina, ASEC Country Director in Uganda, signing the DHL delivery note to receive the laptops

Laptops have arrived in the Uganda office for HESA and SLDI students

3 months ago: The 100 laptops are a donation from ASEC Office in USA to the Ugandan sisters who will participate in the SLDI and HESA programs this year.

Sr. Janet reflects on the ripple effects of mentorship

Sr. Janet reflects on the ripple effects of mentorship

8 months ago: Sr. Janet uses her mentor to overcome real issues, mentors other sisters, and even has been mentored by a fellow mentee.

SLDI Phase IV: Basic Technology & Web Design Workshops

SLDI Phase IV: Basic Technology & Web Design Workshops

8 months ago: Thus far in 2016, 16 of the 28 technology workshops have been completed, with 358 sisters participating to date.

Trainings and workshops added for sisters in Lesotho

Trainings and workshops added for sisters in Lesotho

9 months ago: SLDI program has begun its first superiors training in Maseru, Lesotho. The Basic Technology workshop is scheduled for September 2016.

SLDI Phase IV: Superiors Training Sessions

SLDI Phase IV: Superiors Training Sessions

9 months ago: Ten six-day training sessions for congregational leaders, including Superior Generals and Councilors, began in January and will continue to take place throughout the year.

SLDI offering consulting services for grant-writing support

SLDI offering consulting services for grant-writing support

9 months ago: For a 6 month pilot period, SLDI has hired part-time consultants in 8 countries to help sisters with the grant-writing process.

Supporting Sisters in South Sudan

Supporting Sisters in South Sudan

9 months ago: Earlier this year, ASEC offered a Basic Technology workshop in South Sudan for the first time, with 13 sisters in attendance.

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