ASEC News & Reflections
ASEC is serving Catholic 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.ALL NEWS general sldi hesa service scholarship icb research reflections success current Sister Stories
Nov 27, 2020: [Kenya] HESA alumna Sr. Winnie provides food, shelter and a new chance at life to adolescent street boys in Kitale, Kenya.
Nov 23, 2020: [Ghana, USA] COVID-19 postpones 2020 Service Learning trip to Ghana, but recent trends show benefits of the program.
Nov 16, 2020: [Ghana] The first year of ICB has provided many useful lessons ASEC can use for capacity building with future institutions.
Nov 9, 2020: [Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, USA] Throughout the pandemic, sisters are doing what they always do: they get the job done. Their problem solving skills and resilience are exactly what the world needs right now.
Nov 2, 2020: [Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia] African nuns are reaching major academic achievements while amplifying their influence on some of the biggest challenges facing African society.
Oct 26, 2020: [Lesotho] “[SLDI] has helped me a great deal because I couldn't stand in front of different stakeholders and, you know, address them on issues. ASEC gave me the courage and stance to say, ‘Yeah this is what has to be done.’ For that, I’m grateful.”
Oct 21, 2020: [Kenya, SouthSudan] Two doctoral sister-students selected for the pilot phase of ASEC's Ph.D. Scholarship Program. They will be pursuing their doctoral degrees at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Kenya.
Oct 19, 2020: [Zambia] Resource mobilization and project proposal writing skills learned in SLDI enable Sr. Christine to improve conditions at a girls’ boarding school in Zambia
Oct 12, 2020: [Uganda] The education Sr. Teopista gained through both SLDI and HESA help a bakery to thrive and provide nourishment to a Ugandan community.
Sep 30, 2020: [USA] In September, 2020, ASEC held the inaugural ICR Conference, which provided an opportunity for researchers around the globe to collaborate in the initiation of an international network of research on religious life.
Sep 28, 2020: [Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria] The ASEC Research Initiative's 2nd COVID-19 research study related explores the impact on healthcare and education workers in the West African countries of Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria.
Sep 28, 2020: [Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia] Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.
Sep 28, 2020: [USA] How alumnae of ASEC's SLDI and HESA programs are impacting ministries in primary and secondary education in Africa.
Sep 21, 2020: [Zambia] Sr. Rita uses her education scholarship to help children grow in spirit, in knowledge and in love of God.
Sep 14, 2020: [Tanzania] Sr. Magreth continues her education in order to assist her congregation in developing its rural ministries across Tanzania.
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