Photo: SLDI Graduation in Nigeria, 2015
SLDI will enter its fourth phase in 2016. In September, ASEC was awarded a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for SLDI Phase IV. The foundation committed to serving 1,890 distinctive participants and 2,100 alumnae in in ten countries - Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
We are immensely grateful for our partnership with Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is transforming sisters and their ministries.
SLDI phase IV will include 3 components
- Major Superiors Training
- Basic Technology & Web Design workshops
- Leadership (i.e. Administration and Finance workshops).
Phase IV of SLDI will begin in January 2016 with the newly introduced Major Superior training workshops. This workshop is geared at building the capacity of Major Superiors and deepening their knowledge of ASEC; several sessions will be held between January and November 2016.
The majority of sisters will complete three workshops over three years.
Between April and December 2016, sisters will participate in either Basic Technology or Web Design workshop, depending upon the sisters computer skills upon entry.
Next, between April and December 2016, the sisters will participate in either Administration or Finance workshops.
Year 1, Basic Technology/ Web Design workshops will take place over one month; and Administration/ Finance, over eight weeks, or two one-month sessions over 2 years.
Phase IV will mark the first time Basic Technology/ Web Design will take place over one-month, expanding from three-weeks.