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
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last week: [Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda] Sisters across Africa recognize that there is no better way to use their education than to share it, and that is exactly what they are doing.
3 weeks ago: [Cameroon, Nigeria] While saving the world may seem like an impossible feat to some people, religious sisters across Africa are actively taking on projects that promote good health and well-being. Through SLDI alumnae projects, approximately $1.65 million in contributions have been made to this sustainable development goal.
2 months ago: [Nigeria] Sr. Elizabeth discusses how climate change in Nigeria is dramatically altering the way Nigerians will live now and in the future.
2 months ago: [Tanzania] A reflection on ASEC programs in Tanzania, what it means for sisters and how the "ripple effect" benefits to the entire country.
2 months ago: [Zambia] The finance and resource mobilization skills learned in the SLDI program has enabled Sr. Cecilia to secure funding for a finance workshop that attracted 45 sisters from over 20 congregations.
2 months ago: [Nigeria] After completing one-year of higher education online, Sr. Elizabeth is now studying at Veritas Catholic University in Nigeria with her colleagues.
3 months ago: [Tanzania, Zambia] Two sisters share how the SLDI finance workshops have helped them personally and their ministries.
3 months ago: [Nigeria] A reflection on the story of Jesus healing the woman with the hemorrhage and how it relates to the suffering person.
3 months ago: [Nigeria] Sr. Sarah reminds us to be honest like children. A reflection on the importance of honesty and what it can bring to you.
3 months ago: [Nigeria] The Nigeria Conference of Women Religious (NCWR) dedicated a day to praying for a resolution to the injustices happening within the country.
3 months ago: [Uganda] Sr. Mary Nalule writes thanking ASEC for helping her to achieve her dream of studying Education to achieve her dream of becoming a school teacher.
Nigerian Sisters learn stress management strategies during the annual HESA Reflective Learning seminar
3 months ago: [Nigeria] Sr. Elizabeth reflects on the annual HESA Reflective Learning workshop held in Nigeria and was grateful to learn from others experiences coping with stress and making good use of time.
3 months ago: [Nigeria] The SLDI program has given Sr. Clare skills, knowledge, enlightenment and technical know-how, making her a “Jack of all trades" and an invaluable member of her congregation.
4 months ago: [Zambia] ASEC staff from the US visited the Makunka Rural Health Centre in Zambia, a clinic that brings services closer to the people.
4 months ago: [Nigeria] The SLDI program has taught Sr. Chinwe Odinko, LSJ that true communication is more than sending and receiving messages through modern technologies.
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