ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

End poverty in all its forms everywhere End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Ensure access to water and sanitation for all Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Reduce inequality within and among countries Sustainable Cities and Communities Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

05: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Helping Survivors Heal from Trauma in Northern Uganda

Helping Survivors Heal from Trauma in Northern Uganda

Sr. Judith received a grant to start the Capacitar Trauma Healing project in response to the effects of war crimes & cultural acceptance of sexual & gender-based violence (SGBV) in Northern Uganda.

Holistic Education & Life Skill Development in Kenya

Holistic Education & Life Skill Development in Kenya

After three Kenyan sisters received their training and education through ASEC, they needed ensure students' needs were met holistically in order to successfully provide a formal education.

4 Women Changing the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Narrative in Africa

4 Women Changing the Sexual and Gender Based Violence Narrative in Africa

4 Catholic sisters whose service work is helping to prevent and reduce sexual and gender-based violence in Africa.

"DREAMS" Program Reduces HIV/AIDS Among Young Women and Girls in Lesotho

SLDI alumna Sr. Anacletta implements a program to increase access to HIV/AIDS services and reduce the number of new HIV/AIDS cases among adolescent girls and young women in Lesotho.

Advancing the Girl Child in Africa: Catholic Sisters Empower the Next Generation of Women

Advancing the Girl Child in Africa: Catholic Sisters Empower 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.

Nuns in Africa Spearhead Women's Empowerment Projects

Nuns in Africa Spearhead Women's Empowerment Projects

Catholic Sisters in Africa are using education to empower women and work toward gender equality.

Justice for All - Nuns advocate for the rights of the marginalized in Africa

Justice for All - Nuns advocate for the rights of the marginalized in Africa

SLDI and HESA alumnae are at the forefront of social change and the promotion of justice, as they address injustice in their communities.

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.

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.

Preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria through economic empowerment

Preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria through economic empowerment

Sr. Veronica, a humanitarian aid worker, has trained over 250 beneficiaries, providing opportunities through her economic empowerment program, as a means to prevent more cases of HIV/AIDS.

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.

Fighting for human trafficking victims in the Middle East

Fighting for human trafficking victims in the Middle East

Sr. Vanaja and her organization identify Cameroonian trafficking victims in the Middle East and bring them home. On June 27, 2017, SLDI alumna Sr. Vanaja received an award in recognition of her unrelenting efforts to combat modern slavery.

Social justice and peace for marginalized women in Kenya

Social justice and peace for marginalized women in Kenya

Sr. Josephine began her project social justice project, Women Peacemakers with Alternative Livelihood, after recognizing the need to empower women in Kenya in dealing with social justice issues like violence, income setbacks, poverty and healthcare.

Using education to teach others

Using education to teach others

Sr. Mary Nalule writes thanking ASEC for helping her to achieve her dream of studying Education to achieve her dream of becoming a school teacher.