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 month: [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.
last month: [Tanzania, USA] Marywood University alumna Emily Schweiger reflects on volunteering in Tanzania through ASEC's Service Learning Program and its effects on her life.
2 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.
2 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.
3 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 months ago: [Nigeria] Sr. Elizabeth discusses how climate change in Nigeria is dramatically altering the way Nigerians will live now and in the future.
7 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.
7 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.
8 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.
8 months ago: [Tanzania, Zambia] Two sisters share how the SLDI finance workshops have helped them personally and their ministries.
8 months ago: [Nigeria] A reflection on the story of Jesus healing the woman with the hemorrhage and how it relates to the suffering person.
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