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.

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Sr. Joan Chisala, CSJB of Zambia

3rd Visiting Scholar arrives at CARA for research fellowship

last month: [Zambia, USA] Sr. Joan Chisala, CSJB of Zambia is the third sister scholar accepted for a six month research fellowship to learn applied research skills in the apostolate at the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University.

SLDI participant Sr. Vera Ndifoin prepares to give a motivational speech to 100 women and children.

Participants of SLDI workshops discuss their achievements

2 months ago: [Cameroon, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia] Several participants of SLDI workshops are using their education to help their congregations and communities.

Improving women's education in Nigeria

Improving women's education in Nigeria

3 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.

Dr. Jon Wiggins and Sr. Florence writing a report at CARA.

African Visiting Scholar participates in research fellowship at CARA

7 months ago: [Nigeria] A fellowship at Georgetown University's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) is teaching Sr. Florence how to apply research techniques to increase knowledge of the Catholic faith and ministries in Africa.

Sr. Florence will be performing research at CARA from September 2017 - March 2018.

2nd Visiting Scholar Arrives at CARA for Research Fellowship

more than a year ago.: [Nigeria] Sr. Florence Emurayeveya, EHJ arrived at Georgetown University this month for her six month research fellowship with The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). She plans to visit ASEC Headquarters in December.

Program Evaluators Ms. Jennifer Mudge (left) and Ms. Tara Gregory (center), interview Sr. Bibiana (right), during her visit to Scranton in March.

ASEC Welcomes Visiting Scholar from CARA, Georgetown University

more than a year ago.: [Kenya] Visiting Scholar Sr. Bibiana, LSOSF, Ph.D., visited ASEC's Scranton Office from March 6-10, 2017. The week offered a space for collaborative exchange on emergent opportunities for research and program development.

CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar

CARA receives grant for four studies, visiting African scholar

more than a year ago.: [none] The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University receives a grant to conduct four studies of women religious and host a visiting scholar. From Global Sisters Report

ASEC Anthology

ASEC Anthology "Voices of Courage" book launch

more than a year ago.: [Kenya] A book launch for Voices of Courage was held at CUEA, Nairobi, Kenya.

Handing the pen to African sisters

Handing the pen to African sisters

more than a year ago.: [none] About Sr. Jane Wakahiu's book, Voices of Courage: Historical, Sociocultural, and Educational Journeys of Women Religious in East and Central Africa. From Global Sisters Report

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