ASEC News

Signing of Framework of Reference at SAUT

African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC)
Follow ASEC on

On July 25, 2013 a Framework of Reference was signed between ASEC and St. Augustine University - Tanzania (SAUT) creating the second partnership in higher education for the HESA program.

On July 25, 2013 a Framework of Reference was signed between ASEC and St. Augustine University - Tanzania (SAUT) creating the second partnership in higher education for the HESA program.

Fr. Thaddeus Mkamwa, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academics at Saint Augustine University (back middle) stands together with Sister Rosemarie Nassif, SSND, Director of the Catholic Sisters Initiative at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. In front row, students and others at SAUT together with Sr. Lina Wanjiku, ASEC Director for East Africa, Sr. Bonita, Executive Secretary for TCAS, Sr. Priscilla, Bursar for TCAS, and Sr. Jane Wakahiu, LSOSF and ASEC Executive Director.

St. Augustine University will be host to sisters studying within the frame of the HESA program in Tanzania; sisters will follow Model B and study in person while they pursue their bachelor's degree in Education there. It is expected that sisters will receive their degrees in three years, graduating in 2016.

SAUTFORsigning_1
Fr. Thaddeus Mkamwa, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academics at Saint Augustine University signs the Framework of Reference

SAUTSigningofFOR_2
Sr. Jane Wakahiu and Sr. Rosemarie listen attentively at the meeting for signing the Framework of Reference at SAUT

 

Be a Ray of Hope

Communities across Africa are counting on Catholic Sisters, but 80% lack the education needed to carry out their important mission work. You can be a Ray of Hope for a Sister who needs you by donating to her education today.

Donate Now »

Sharing this story is one of the easiest ways you can support our mission:

Read More »

Leave a comment »

Keep Reading...

My Experience as a HESA Liaison

April Fowlkes reflects on her experience coordinating ASEC's HESA program at Chestnut Hill College and taking her first trip to Africa (Uganda) in June 2019.

International Consultative Research (ICR) Conference to be held virtually in September, 2020

In September, ASEC will virtually hold the inaugural ICR Conference, providing an opportunity for researchers around the globe to collaborate in the initiation of an international network of research on religious life.

Partnership provides nursing/teacher scholarships for Catholic Sisters in Africa

Education scholarships are made possible by the National Catholic Community Foundation (NCCF) Tomorrow's Leaders: Educating Children in Healthier Families Fund.

Don't forget to follow ASEC on social media:
Back to news »