ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

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03: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Filling healthcare gaps in Malawi

Filling healthcare gaps in Malawi

Sr. Magdalena uses her newfound skills to streamline hospital operations and improve patient care.

Free cervical cancer screenings made possible for women in Nigeria

Free cervical cancer screenings made possible for women in Nigeria

SLDI alumna Sr. Eunice is ensuring that Nigerian women, regardless of their income, receive health education, proper maternal care and life-saving cervical screenings.

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.

Mercy for children born with HIV in Kenya

Mercy for children born with HIV in Kenya

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.

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.

"Holiday Hope" for internally displaced children in Cameroon

Sr. Louisa is using skills learned in ASEC's SLDI program to bring holiday cheer to displaced children in war-torn Cameroon.

Patient dignity comes first at healthcare facility in Ghana

Patient dignity comes first at healthcare facility in Ghana

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.

Improving food security in Malawi for new mothers

Improving food security in Malawi for new mothers

Sr. Hellen is using skills learned in ASEC's SLDI program to ease the stress of motherhood affecting women across Malawi.

Sisters renew hope in Africa for the poor and marginalized

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.

Improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana

Improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana

Sr. Stephany's human development projects are improving nutrition, reducing poverty and creating jobs in Ghana.

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.

Going above and beyond to provide quality healthcare

Going above and beyond to provide quality healthcare

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.

Solar project creates stable electricity for Malawian health centre

Solar project creates stable electricity for Malawian health centre

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.

Medical Camp in Uganda treats nearly 2,000 in rural community

Medical Camp in Uganda treats nearly 2,000 in rural community

SLDI Alumni Sr. Nirmala wrote a successful grant to hold a free medical camp in rural Uganda helping nearly 2000 people.

Donor retention strategies to win donor confidence

Donor retention strategies to win donor confidence

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.

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.

Youth in Malawi live with hope while HIV Positive

Youth in Malawi live with hope while HIV Positive

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.

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.

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.

Fighting malaria in Malawi

Fighting malaria in Malawi

As malaria continues to be a leading cause of death in African countries, Sr. Grace Akpan of Malawi spends her time helping those infected.

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.

Help and hope for homeless boys in Kenya

Help and hope for homeless boys in Kenya

Sr. Felistas combs the slums of Nairobi, Kenya in search of poor, orphaned street boys in need of a home.

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.

A place for the displaced to call home

A place for the displaced to call home

Sr. Veronica is using the skills she learned from the SLDI program to turn one village's reality into a possibility.

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.

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.

Liberation from the burden of HIV/AIDS in Malawi

Liberation from the burden of HIV/AIDS in Malawi

ASEC not only aids the marginalized, but has been a key component in helping the Teresian Sisters realize their congregation's charism of liberation.

Eco-friendly farming with renewable energy in rural Zambia

Eco-friendly farming with renewable energy in rural Zambia

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.

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!

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.

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:

Sisters at the forefront of sustainable agriculture in Africa

Sisters at the forefront of sustainable agriculture in Africa

African Sisters are practicing sustainable agriculture and farming to solve problems like malnutrition and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sisters fight HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Sisters fight HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Sisters in sub-Saharan Africa work tirelessly to prevent, treat and support those affected and infected with HIV/AIDS.