ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG
In Africa, severe food insecurity and undernourishment is on the rise. But, educated Nuns are changing that reality for the communities they serve.
SLDI and HESA alumnae are at the forefront of social change and the promotion of justice, as they address injustice in their communities.
Quality education, community support and strong leadership results in a thriving student body led by Srs. Monica and Imelda.
Sr. Magdalena uses her newfound skills to streamline hospital operations and improve patient care.
Catholic Nuns write grants and raise funds to support clean water projects in African communities.
Across Africa, Catholic nuns are providing help and hope for orphaned children facing psychosocial distress, economic hardship, withdrawal from school, malnutrition and illness.
Sisters are dedicated to solving the serious environmental issues facing Africa today, leaving the world in better condition than how they received it.
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.
Across Africa, Catholic Sisters battle educational poverty and so much more as they mold the minds of the future generation.
SLDI alumna Sr. Eunice is ensuring that Nigerian women, regardless of their income, receive health education, proper maternal care and life-saving cervical screenings.
HESA pilot nursing student achieves success as CEO of St. Francis Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.
Catholic nuns in Africa receive quality education through ASEC, providing them with valuable nursing skills to improve healthcare in their communities.
HESA alumna Sr. Anne is providing opportunities for girls with mental and physical disabilities in Kenya so they can reach their true potential.
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.
When Sr. Patricia finished ASEC's SLDI program, she knew exactly how to use her new skills in basic technology, administration and leadership: to help orphaned and vulnerable children in Kenya living with HIV/AIDS.
Religious sisters across Africa are using their ASEC education to spearhead projects in support of Africa's youth and future generation.
Sr. Louisa is using skills learned in ASEC's SLDI program to bring holiday cheer to displaced children in war-torn Cameroon.
Optometry Nurse and Catholic Nun Sr. Mary Frimpong follows in Jesus' footsteps with a special emphasis on patient dignity in her healthcare ministry in Ghana.
Sr. Hellen is using skills learned in ASEC's SLDI program to ease the stress of motherhood affecting women across Malawi.
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.
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.
Sr. Stephany's human development projects are improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana.
Sr. Benedicta Anslem is improving infrastructure and building hope in Tanzania, one brick at a time.
Catholic Sisters are using their education to build infrastructure in Africa as they work towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9): Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
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.
Find out how Sr. Faustina Khaoya is using her ASEC-sponsored education to help revamp her congregation's economy.
Find out how Sr. Agnes Manzede Freda is using her ASEC sponsored education to help support a children's program in Uganda.
Sr. Prema Anthony is using the education she received through ASEC to improve the quality of education for 1,700 students in Zambia.
In the forests of Malawi, women walk long distances to find dry wood for cooking and heating their homes. But, Sr. Jane's innovative idea solves this common problem and now she's teaching the recipe women in her community.
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.
Sr. Florence uses her nursing skills to care for her patients and her SLDI Finance training helps her to manage the clinic. Every single day she goes above and beyond to bring quality healthcare to the sick who need her.
Sr. Yvette's closed loop recycling project increases food production, manages waste and lifts the economic burden from her school during times of crisis in Cameroon.
The country of Malawi struggles with several problems including an unstable power grid, so SLDI Alumni Sr. Stella decided to use Malawi's natural resources to power her congregation's health centre.
SLDI Alumni Sr. Nirmala wrote a successful grant to hold a free medical camp in rural Uganda helping nearly 2000 people.
Sr. Teresa shares how she won the confidence of her donors and how donor retention plays an important role in receiving funding for multiple projects that can benefit the community.
Sr. Faith Kamau, HESA student, is using her education to help the children and residents of the Nyumbani Village orphanage.
The story of Agnes, a young girl who was unaware she was HIV positive until the death of her mother and father. Agnes joined Sr. Sonia's support group where she learned how to deal with the stigma and challenges facing Malawian youth living with HIV.
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.
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.
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.
As malaria continues to be a leading cause of death in African countries, Sr. Grace Akpan of Malawi spends her time helping those infected.
Because of Sr. Constancia, an isolated community plagued with HIV cases now has access to basic healthcare.
Sr. Felistas combs the slums of Nairobi, Kenya in search of poor, orphaned street boys in need of a home.
With leadership skills learned in SLDI & HESA, Sr. Petronilla is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.
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.
Sr. Veronica is using the skills she learned from the SLDI program to turn one village's reality into a possibility.
Sr. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.
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.
ASEC not only aids the marginalized, but has been a key component in helping the Teresian Sisters realize their congregation's charism of liberation.
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.
Reaching out to women in the rural areas, the Mother Earth Centre promotes improved nutrition and self sustainability through multiple projects. In this photo, farmers are cultivating moringa powder.
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!
SLDI mentee Sr. Catherine Wanza creates a biogas digester plant at Ukweli Home of Hope, allowing her to teach boys from the streets of Nairobi about sustainable agriculture and farming.
The urgent need to stop a major cholera outbreak prompted the Sisters of St. Louis to find funding for a filtered water project. What they didn't expect was for clean water to transform their community in so many other ways.
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.
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:
African Sisters are practicing sustainable agriculture and farming to solve problems like malnutrition and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Sisters in sub-Saharan Africa work tirelessly to prevent, treat and support those affected and infected with HIV/AIDS.