ASEC Alumnae Projects by SDG
16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
The stories of four African women who used their education to change the lives of hundreds of people they serve.
Catholic sisters are creating and running programs to protect the children who are the most at-risk among Africa’s rapidly growing population.
ASEC alumnae implement programs and policies that protect and promote the welfare of children in Kenya, Ghana and Zambia.
4 Catholic sisters whose service work is helping to prevent and reduce sexual and gender-based violence in Africa.
Through education, Catholic sisters are becoming some of the top leaders bringing positive changes throughout Africa.
Congregations of Catholic sisters in Africa are being strengthened from within through ASEC programs.
Sr. Josemaria is using her SLDI education to improve healthcare services and strengthen the resource mobilization skills of several congregations in Nigeria.
Sr. Mary Sarah strengthens the vitality of her congregation through leadership and governance training.
SLDI and HESA alumnae are at the forefront of social change and the promotion of justice, as they address injustice 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.
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. Gwen has made it her mission in life to ensure that inmates in Cameroonian prisons are given second chances.
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.
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.
Sr. Caroline Kimani describes how the SLDI leadership course changed her perspective and helped her become a better advocate in the fight against FGM.
By participating in the HESA program, Sr. Caroline gained the confidence she would not have had otherwise to facilitate a 2 day workshop for the 25 junior sisters gracefully and with confidence.
Sr. Ruth uses skills she learned in ASEC programs to be a role model and servant leader in her community.