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

16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

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.

Learning to Lead

Learning to Lead

Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.

Sisters Sustaining Sisters: Bring Vitality to Communities of Women Religious in Africa

Sisters Sustaining Sisters: Bring Vitality to Communities of Women Religious in Africa

Congregations of Catholic sisters in Africa are being strengthened from within through ASEC programs.

Leading the Way: Nigerian Nun's Grant Writing Skills Help Thousands in Need

Leading the Way: Nigerian Nun's Grant Writing Skills Help Thousands in Need

Sr. Josemaria is using her SLDI education to improve healthcare services and strengthen the resource mobilization skills of several congregations in Nigeria.

Congregational Capacity Building in Uganda

Congregational Capacity Building in Uganda

Sr. Mary Sarah strengthens the vitality of her congregation through leadership and governance training.

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.

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.

Rebirth; Sisters Renew Hope in Africa for the Poor and Marginalized

Rebirth; Sisters Renew Hope in Africa for the Poor and Marginalized

ASEC educates religious women who are renewing hope in Africa for poor and marginalized communities. Catholic Sisters provide hope in Africa many people living who are afraid to begin life anew due to disease, poverty and lack of resources.

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.

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.

Confidence gained from an education leads to facilitating a workshop

Confidence gained from an education leads to facilitating a workshop

By participating in the HESA program, Sr. Caroline gained the confidence she would not have had otherwise to facilitate a 2 day workshop for the 25 junior sisters gracefully and with confidence.

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.