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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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Malawian sisters in the SLDI program practicing computer skills in class.

The SLDI program: a tool for transformation for sisters in Malawi.

2 weeks ago: Confidence and skilled gained through the SLDI program have transformed the lives of many sisters in Malawi.

Sr. Yvette Sam (left) with a handful of Students of St. Marys’ Catholic Comprehensive College, Ndop.

The true mark of great leadership is what happens after the leader leaves the scene

2 weeks ago: Sr. Yvette's SLDI training made her realize it was not too late to start raising the next generation of leaders.

How Cheshire Homes is contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

How Cheshire Homes is contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

3 weeks ago: Sr. Clarina outlines how managing Cheshire Homes is contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of No Poverty, Good Health and Well-Being, Quality Education, and Climate Action.

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

last month: 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

last month: 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

last month: 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

4 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.

Alumnae Workshop, Tanzania: 64 attendees, including 4 new alumnae from HESA (graduated in December 2016) and 9 mentees of SLDI Alumnae participated in the ASEC alumnae meeting in Tanzania from January 6-8, 2017

2017 Alumnae-mentee networking workshops held in Africa

5 months ago: Workshops held for SLDI and HESA alumnae held in Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.

Sr. Janet reflects on the ripple effects of mentorship

Sr. Janet reflects on the ripple effects of mentorship

9 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

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

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