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
Dec 7, 2015: [Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania] ASEC awarded $63,100 grant through Franciscan Sisters of Chicago. This is the third consecutive year the Franciscan Sisters have supported the Scholarship Program.
Dec 1, 2015: [none] In 2015, three-day alumnae-mentee networking workshops took place in six countries with 408 participants, 273 alumnae and 135 mentees.
Nov 21, 2015: [Cameroon] The pioneer batch of sisters – trainees in Administrative Management and in Finance Management have graduated after following an intensive one-year course work that started in August 2014. From the Catholic University of Cameroon, Bamenda
Nov 20, 2015: [none] GSR asks sisters to share their hopes and dreams for his first visit to Africa Nov. 25-30. In the photo, Sr. Agnes Wamuyu Ngure poses with two of her nieces in Naromuru, Kenya. From Global Sisters Report
Nov 3, 2015: [Kenya] Confronting FGM in Kenya. Sr. Caroline Kimani describes how a leadership course from ASEC changed her perspective and helped her become a better leader for this ministry.
Nov 3, 2015: [none] In partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the University of Southern California Center for Religion and Civic Culture, we are delighted to share new videos showcasing our work, mission and impact. We are grateful to everyone involved in this project and we look forward to hearing your feedback.
Nov 2, 2015: [Kenya] In this video, Sister Caroline Kimani describes her ministry and how a leadership course from ASEC changed her perspective and helped her become a better leader for this ministry. From the Center for Religion and Civic Culture
Oct 16, 2015: [none] ASEC awarded $48,300 through GHR Foundation for creation of Voices of Courage—a first-of-its-kind collection of scholarly texts on the work of Catholic sisters in Africa. From GHR Foundation
Oct 1, 2015: [Kenya] A book launch for Voices of Courage was held at CUEA, Nairobi, Kenya.
Sep 21, 2015: [none] ASEC held its first Open House in commemoration of its new Headquarters at Emmanuel Hall on the grounds of Marywood University.
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