New Video Highlights How Catholic Sisters Lead the Way
African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)
Posted on Tue, Nov 3, 2015
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.
In Kenya, 27% of women and girls undergo Female Genital Mutilation. Catholic sisters have played a significant role in changing the culture and helping girls who are running away from FGM and underage marriage. At Marie Adelaide Center in Enkang O’Selenken, women religious help Masai girls build different futures. Sister Caroline Kimani of the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary describes her ministry and how a leadership course from the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) changed her perspective and helped her become a better leader for this ministry.
Sr. Consolata reflects on the power of effective communication and her personal success. Since her SLDI finance training ended in 2009, she has written over 60 project proposals, in which 75% of have been successful!
Not only do I want to thank ASEC for arranging this eclectic program and allowing me and my group to see the many aspects of a developing country, but I will be ever grateful for the friends I made, because our relationships and interactions made such a powerful impression.
8 students from Marywood University & Chestnut Hill College attended a 3-week service trip to Kenya this summer. They provided service at various sites, including a refugee center, a hospital, a home for street boys, and an orphanage for both physically and mentally disabled children.