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
Sep 7, 2016: [Lesotho] Please join me in welcoming our new ASEC Director of Lesotho, Sr. Eleanor Molai!!
Sep 6, 2016: [none] The Hilton Foundation has launched a Sister To All public awareness campaign to increase visibility and public understanding of the powerful work of Catholic sisters in the United States.
Aug 30, 2016: [none] Thus far in 2016, 16 of the 28 technology workshops have been completed, with 358 sisters participating to date.
Aug 14, 2016: [Lesotho] SLDI program has begun its first superiors training in Maseru, Lesotho. The Basic Technology workshop is scheduled for September 2016.
Aug 3, 2016: [none] Ten six-day training sessions for congregational leaders, including Superior Generals and Councilors, began in January and will continue to take place throughout the year.
Aug 2, 2016: [none] For a 6 month pilot period, SLDI has hired part-time consultants in 8 countries to help sisters with the grant-writing process.
Jul 30, 2016: [SouthSudan] Earlier this year, ASEC offered a Basic Technology workshop in South Sudan for the first time, with 13 sisters in attendance.
Jul 26, 2016: [none] After nearly ten years in existence, the program has achieved many successes, including the over $10 million secured by SLDI alumnae and their mentees for urgently needed projects.
Jul 2, 2016: [none] SLDI Program Evaluator, Ms. Jennifer Mudge, reflects on the outcomes of the SLDI Program Phase III which ended in April 2015.
May 31, 2016: [none] The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation grants its third-largest grant in its history—$15.3 million over four years to Marywood University in to expand the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative, a program of the African Sisters Education Collaborative.
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