ASEC News & Reflections

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.

ALL NEWS general sldi hesa service scholarship reflections research success current

Now viewing Success Stories     see all news »

Educating young girls in Northern Uganda

Educating young girls in Northern Uganda

With the leadership of SLDI & HESA alumna Sr. Petronilla, Asili Girls’ Vocational School is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.

Mentoring in project proposal writing and reporting

Mentoring in project proposal writing and reporting

"…As an individual, as a community, and as a woman it’s been difficult to believe that I can do what we’ll normally give to the priests."

"...Thanks to ASEC and SLDI, I can do most of these things myself."

Sr. Catherine teaches young boys about sustainable agriculture and farming

Sr. Catherine teaches young boys about sustainable agriculture and farming

SLDI Mentee Sr. Catherine Wanza creates a biogas digester plant at the Ukweli Home of Hope. It saves on utility costs and allows her to teach boys from the streets of Nairobi about sustainable agriculture and farming.

Sr. Caroline is empowering young girls to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) with leadership skills she learned in SLDI

Sr. Caroline is empowering young girls to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) with leadership skills she learned in SLDI

"I thought the leader is just, you lead and tell people what to do, but I came to be challenged by our leadership trainer, who said, you lead from the front, and you empower the people you are leading. That's something that got stuck in my mind, so when I got here, that's what I started now, giving to my staff members."

Read all success stories »