ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG

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

10: Reduced Inequalities

Turning disability into possibilities for girls in Africa

Turning disability into possibilities for girls in Africa

HESA alumna Sr. Ann 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Teaching orphaned boys about sustainable farming

Teaching orphaned boys about sustainable farming

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.

Clean drinking water transforms communities in Ghana

Clean drinking water transforms communities in Ghana

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.

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.

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.