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

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The Key To Success is Doing Ordinary Things Extraordinarily Well

The Key To Success is Doing Ordinary Things Extraordinarily Well

Sr. Leonarda has incorporated what she’s learned about leadership, finances and accountability into her ministry work to better serve the disabled and marginalized.

A Sustainable Farm Run by Catholic Nuns Reducing Food Insecurity in Rural Kenya

A Sustainable Farm Run by Catholic Nuns Reducing Food Insecurity in Rural Kenya

Sr. Susan is using her education to feed her community through a successful, sustainable farm in rural Kenya.

Girls' High School in Lesotho Thrives Under Sister's Stewardship

Girls' High School in Lesotho Thrives Under Sister's Stewardship

“[SLDI] has helped me a great deal because I couldn't stand in front of different stakeholders and, you know, address them on issues. ASEC gave me the courage and stance to say, ‘Yeah this is what has to be done.’ For that, I’m grateful.”

Unmarking Mother Earth; Sisters Solve Environmental Issues in Africa

Unmarking Mother Earth; Sisters Solve Environmental Issues in Africa

Sisters are dedicated to solving the serious environmental issues facing Africa today, leaving the world in better condition than how they received it.

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.

Turning Disability Into Possibility for Girls in Africa (The Story of Cheshire Home)

Turning Disability Into Possibility for Girls in Africa (The Story of Cheshire Home)

HESA alumna Sr. Anne is providing opportunities for girls with mental and physical disabilities in Kenya so they can reach their true potential.

This Sawdust Briquette Recipe Solves a Common Problem for Women in Rural Africa

This Sawdust Briquette Recipe Solves a Common Problem for Women in Rural Africa

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.

Closing the Loop With an Innovative Recycling Project

Closing the Loop With an Innovative Recycling Project

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.

Sustainable Farming Project Pays Teacher Salaries

Sustainable Farming Project Pays Teacher Salaries

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.

Help & Hope for Homeless Boys in Kenya (The Story of Kwetu Home)

Help & Hope for Homeless Boys in Kenya (The Story of Kwetu Home)

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

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.

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.