ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

Poverty Hunger Health Education Gender Sanitation Energy Economy Industry Inequality Communities Consumption Climate Underwater Land Peace Partnerships

04: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning

Supporting Seniors: Catholic sisters provide sustainable, long-term care for Africa's elderly

Supporting Seniors: Catholic sisters provide sustainable, long-term care for Africa's elderly

Educated nuns in Africa are becoming mutigenerational change multipliers by providing support to the most senior members of their communities.

Field experience with the elderly affirms sister's passion for social work

Field experience with the elderly affirms sister's passion for social work

Sr. Albertina's field experience with the elderly affirms her passion for the social work field, where she has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the vulnerable.

Innovative technology provides flouride-free, clean water to Kenyans

Innovative technology provides flouride-free, clean water to Kenyans

SLDI alumna collaborates with partners to implement an innovative water filtration process to remove fluoride and provide over 7,000 in Kasarani, Kenya with clean water.

Advancing the girl child in Africa: How Catholic sisters are empowering the next generation of women

Advancing the girl child in Africa: How Catholic sisters are empowering the next generation of women

Nuns in Africa are using their education to become change agents and forces multipliers of good by leading and supporting young women.

Improving education and women’s empowerment in rural Cameroon

Improving education and women’s empowerment in rural Cameroon

Sr. Caroline uses her ASEC education to provide quality education for children and economic opportunities for marginalized women in rural Cameroon.

Reducing poverty through microloans for women in Kenya

Reducing poverty through microloans for women in Kenya

Srs. Gisele and Lucy are using the skills they learned in ASEC's SLDI program to provide microloans for Kenyan women living in urban poverty.

Orphans of God

Orphans of God

Across Africa, Catholic nuns are providing help and hope for orphaned children facing psychosocial distress, economic hardship, withdrawal from school, malnutrition and illness.

A classroom without desks in rural Kenya

A classroom without desks in rural Kenya

A lack of desks for school students remains a serious problem in rural areas in Kenya. But, Sr. Mary is changing that for students of Fr. Anthony Pagani Primary School.

Teachers in Africa battle educational poverty

Teachers in Africa battle educational poverty

Across Africa, Catholic Sisters battle educational poverty and so much more as they mold the minds of the future generation.

From nursing student to hospital CEO

From nursing student to hospital CEO

HESA pilot nursing student achieves success as CEO of St. Francis Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Nursing education helping nuns improve healthcare in Africa

Nursing education helping nuns improve healthcare in Africa

Catholic nuns in Africa receive quality education through ASEC, providing them with valuable nursing skills to improve healthcare in their communities.

Turning disability into possibility for girls in Africa

Turning disability into possibility for girls in Africa

HESA alumna Sr. Anne is providing opportunities for girls with mental and physical disabilities in Kenya so they can reach their true potential.

Education for orphans in Kenya

Education for orphans in Kenya

Sr. Lucy is using the skills she learned from ASEC's SLDI program to sponsor and support orphans in Kenya in desperate need of quality education.

Sisters spearhead youth projects in Africa, providing hope for the future generation

Sisters spearhead youth projects in Africa, providing hope for the future generation

Religious sisters across Africa are using their ASEC education to spearhead projects in support of Africa's youth and future generation.

Library builds minds and improves literacy in Nigeria

Library builds minds and improves literacy in Nigeria

Sr. Immaculata works to improve the literacy rate in Nigeria by obtaining funds to construct a children's library and the learning materials to fill it.

Efficient, confident and competent in her accountant career

Efficient, confident and competent in her accountant career

Sr. Florida receives two promotions in her accountant career after completing her ASEC-sponsored education.

From computer illiterate to empowered accounts manager

From computer illiterate to empowered accounts manager

Find out how Sr. Faustina Khaoya is using her ASEC-sponsored education to help revamp her congregation's economy.

Financing the Future Generation

Financing the Future Generation

Find out how Sr. Agnes Manzede Freda is using her ASEC sponsored education to help support a children's program in Uganda.

Providing quality education to the poorest students in Zambia

Providing quality education to the poorest students in Zambia

Sr. Prema Anthony is using the education she received through ASEC to improve the quality of education for 1,700 students in Zambia.

The challenges of consent and respect for all human life

The challenges of consent and respect for all human life

Sr. Olivia's faith in God, internal strength and education all play important roles in protecting and defending the lives of unborn children carried by young rape victims in a South Sudan health clinic.

HESA student uses skills to help orphans in Kenya

HESA student uses skills to help orphans in Kenya

Sr. Faith Kamau, HESA student, is using her education to help the children and residents of the Nyumbani Village orphanage.

Sustainable farming project to pay teacher salaries

Sustainable farming project to pay teacher salaries

The sustainable farming / biogas project pays a portion of primary school teacher salaries, fights climate change and cuts down cost of living for the community.

Medical care and education for disabled children in Ghana

Medical care and education for disabled children in Ghana

Sr. Joyce works with her congregation and the community to ensure that disabled children receive medical care, education and a chance at inclusive development in Ghana.

Small rural health centre has big impact in remote Zambia

Small rural health centre has big impact in remote Zambia

Because of Sr. Constancia, an isolated community plagued with HIV cases now has access to basic healthcare.

Educating young girls in Northern Uganda

Educating young girls in Northern Uganda

With leadership skills learned in SLDI & HESA, Sr. Petronilla is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.

A home for the elderly to reflect on life’s journey

A home for the elderly to reflect on life’s journey

Although she was excited to begin work with the elderly at Elizabeth Bruyere Old Age Home in Lesotho, Sr. Theresia noticed her lack of education proved to be a barrier in her service.

Offering second chances to prisoners in Cameroon

Offering second chances to prisoners in Cameroon

Sr. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.

When the teacher becomes the student

When the teacher becomes the student

When Sr. Lucy arrived at the school she was eager to help mold young minds, but she never imagined that, in the end, it was her mind that would be molded.

Disability is not inability at Providence Home in Uganda

Disability is not inability at Providence Home in Uganda

In Providence Home, one sees the endowment of the Catholic Church through the kindly serving hands of the religious women who care for marginalized members of the society.

Proposal writing success after SLDI training

Proposal writing success after SLDI training

Sr. Consolata is addressing urgent needs in local hospitals, schools, orphanages and disabled homes with her proposal writing skills. She has written over 60 project proposals, 75% of of which have been successful!

A Catholic Sister's journey from leader to servant leader

A Catholic Sister's journey from leader to servant leader

Sr. Ruth uses skills she learned in ASEC programs to be a role model and servant leader in her community.

ASEC staff visit alumnae projects in Uganda

ASEC staff visit alumnae projects in Uganda

ASEC staff and partners visit several ASEC alumnae projects in Uganda to learn more about how ASEC programs are helping Sisters in their ministry work and service to the poor and marginalized: