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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2 days ago: [Tanzania] Sr. Florida receives two promotions in her accountant career after completing her ASEC-sponsored education.
last week: [Kenya] By participating in the HESA program, Sr. Caroline gained the confidence she would not have had otherwise to facilitate a 2 day workshop for the 25 junior sisters gracefully and with confidence.
3 weeks ago: [Kenya] Sr. Irene Kwena once thought that her dreams were out of reach but thanks to ASEC's HESA program she is learning that is far from the truth.
last month: [Kenya] Sr. Margaret Wamae, FIHM, reflects on the day she began her journey as an ASEC beneficiary.
last month: [Nigeria] Sr. Juliana is using the skills she acquired from ASEC's SLDI administrative track to help give presentations to others on how to better their lives and achieve their goals.
last month: [Kenya, Tanzania, USA] ASEC Executive Director Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia, LSMIG, Ph.D. reflects on her first year in the U.S. and the role of faith, time and collaboration in healing our global community.
3 months ago: [Tanzania] The CDNK sisters are living proof that through quality education and a willing spirit for hard work, African sisters can sustain their congregations, serve their communities and bring about positive attitudes in the fight against poverty.
4 months ago: [Tanzania, USA] Marywood University alumna Emily Schweiger reflects on volunteering in Tanzania through ASEC's Service Learning Program and its effects on her life.
5 months ago: [Malawi] Sr. Teresa shares how she won the confidence of her donors and how donor retention plays an important role in receiving funding for multiple projects that can benefit the community.
5 months ago: [Cameroon, Kenya] SLDI and HESA alumnae are using their education to stop corruption and injustice in Africa by promoting peace, justice and strong institutions.
5 months ago: [Malawi] Sr. Bertha teaches nearly 150 primary school students in Ntcheu, Malawi how to plant and care for trees and protect our precious environment.
6 months ago: [Uganda] ASEC Executive Director reflects on our partnership with the Association of Religious in Uganda (ARU) in celebration of ARU's golden jubilee.
7 months ago: [Nigeria] As Nigeria struggles to educate and keep girls in schools, religious sisters have taken matters into their own hands, working to improve access to education in Nigeria.
8 months ago: [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.
8 months ago: [Cameroon, Nigeria] While saving the world may seem like an impossible feat to some people, religious sisters across Africa are taking on projects that promote good health and wellness. Through SLDI alumnae projects, approximately $1.65 million in contributions have been made to sustainable development goal 3, which promotes health and wellness.
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