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
Mar 8, 2017: [Uganda] On International Women's Day (IWD), ASEC would like to acknowledge what Catholic sisters in Uganda are doing to reduce domestic violence and empower young women and girls at their annual Princess Conference.
Mar 3, 2017: [Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda] Students in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda entered HESA in year one of phase II, with the last cohort enrolling at Catholic University of Malawi in February, 2017.
Feb 27, 2017: [SouthSudan] In a GSR article, Sr. Jane Wakahiu reflects on her site visit to South Sudan in December 2016.
Feb 21, 2017: [Malawi] Malawi alumnae plant trees with the view of conserving the environment, contradicting popular perceptions about the work of religious sisters.
Feb 13, 2017: [Nigeria] Sr. Clementina reflects on the world day of Radio celebration and its importance in her country of Nigeria.
Feb 13, 2017: [Kenya] In Nairobi Kenya, Global Sisters Report led a writing workshop for sisters who are in leadership positions or are superiors general of their congregations. Here, sisters tell their stories.
Feb 11, 2017: [Tanzania] ASEC stands in support of Catholic Sisters in Africa working in science-related fields, especially students in its Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) and Scholarship programs.
Feb 9, 2017: [Zambia] MSOLA, who have been working in Zambia for 115 years, are closing their house and leaving Zambia this February 2017.
Feb 8, 2017: [Nigeria] Sr. Elizabeth reflects on her cohort experience as a HESA Student at Chestnut Hills College, and how using the online discussion board has changed her view of companionship.
Feb 6, 2017: [Zambia] This year's theme for World Day for Consecrated Life is "year of the family". Learn what this means to Sr. Juliana, our Programs Coordinator in Zambia.
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