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. Constansia (2nd from left) looks at her laptop with a smile during the SLDI Finance Track II Workshop that took place in Tanzania from August 12 - September 9, 2017.

ASEC addresses many concerns of major superiors in Tanzania

Oct 5, 2017: [Tanzania] Formation and empowering sisters is a priority for many Tanzanian congregations. Through God’s intervention, he touched the hearts of the ASEC founders to lead them toward answering the prayers of our superiors.

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

2nd Visiting Scholar Arrives at CARA for Research Fellowship

Oct 3, 2017: [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.

Landscape photo of a country village in Ghana.

The Need for a Comprehensive Educational Plan for Women Religious in Ghana

Sep 27, 2017: [Ghana] Each congregation needs a coordinated educational plan for the many young ladies would like to join religious life. Without such a plan, they might end up losing their vocation because of so many challenges in the world.

HESA sisters attend online orientation at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) following introduction and guideline to the University.

HESA orientation takes place in Kenya

Sep 26, 2017: [Kenya] Words of gratitude are expressed from a Kenyan sister who recently completed the HESA program orientation in Kenya.

Group photo of the SLDI Administration Track II participants, Malawi (August, 2017).

Skills to be a Successful Educational Leader

Sep 21, 2017: [Malawi] Sr. reflects on the many skills she acquired in the SLDI Administration workshop that will help her to succeed in her position as an education leader.

Sr. Teresa (center, in white) poses with some of the workshop participants.

Sharing Talents Leads to Empowerment

Sep 19, 2017: [Malawi] Sr. Teresa reflects on her first experience facilitating a workshop in Malawi and how the SLDI Basic Technology workshop helped her to feel more confident in presenting her information in Power Point.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump pose for a photo with 2017 TIP Hero Vanaja Jasphine of Cameroon, whose tireless efforts have made a lasting impact on the fight against modern slavery, at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 27, 2017. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

US Government Honors Cameroon SLDI Alumna, Rev. Sr. Vanaja Jasphine for Human Trafficking Efforts

Sep 14, 2017: [Cameroon] Sr. Vanaja and her organization identify Cameroonian trafficking victims in the Middle East and bring them home. On June 27, 2017, Sr. Vanaja received an award in recognition of her unrelenting efforts to combat modern slavery,

During the Kenya SLDI Administration I Workshop in May 2017, Sr. Adelaide receives her laptop from Sr. Lina, the ASEC Regional Director East & Central Africa.

Wametutoa Mbali means: ASEC has brought us far

Sep 12, 2017: [Kenya] Sr. Adelaide explains how the SLDI Administration track course content was an incredible match to my professional needs as Congregational Secretary and her newly appointed position as Human Resource Manager.

Sr. Jane is among the HESA students who graduated from Marywood University, Scranton, PA, USA in 2016.

HESA Program: transformed from a life of doubts to a life of possibilities

Sep 7, 2017: [Kenya] Sr. Jane, a HESA alumna who graduated from Marywood University in 2016, explains how the program has improved her professional life and enabled her to take on several leadership roles.

27 Tanzanian sisters in SLDI Administration Track 1 received their laptops during the workshop that took place at Holistic Education Centre in Tanzania from 8th July to 5th August, 2017.

ASEC Empowers African Sisters to Build Sustainable Societies

Sep 5, 2017: [Tanzania] After attending the SLDI Basic Technology and Administration workshops, Sr. Mariana discovers that the training was not only a means to implement educational goals; it's also the key to economic development and sustainability in Africa.

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