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

07: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

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.”

Learning To Lead

Learning To Lead

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

Innovative Technology Brings Fluoride-Free, Clean Water to Kenyans

Innovative Technology Brings Fluoride-Free, Clean Water to Kenyans

SLDI alumna collaborates with partners to implement an innovative water filtration process to remove fluoride and provide over 7,000 in Kasarani, Kenya with clean water.

6 Catholic Nuns Building Businesses Across Africa

6 Catholic Nuns Building Businesses Across Africa

Entrepreneurial Catholic sisters are building businesses across Africa to meet the needs of the poor and marginalized.

Nuns in Africa Spearhead Women's Empowerment Projects

Nuns in Africa Spearhead Women's Empowerment Projects

Catholic Sisters in Africa are using education to empower women and work toward gender equality.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.