ASEC Success Stories by SDG

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08: Decent Work and Economic Growth

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.

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.

Justice and peace for marginalized women in Kenya

Justice and peace for marginalized women in Kenya

Sr. Josephine began her project, Women Peacemakers with Alternative Livelihood, after recognizing the need to empower women in Kenya in dealing with violence, income setbacks, poverty and health problems.

Sr. Susan is project director of a 70-acre farm.

Sr. Susan is project director of a 70-acre farm.

The project demonstrates sustainable ecofriendly farming leading to food security in the region.

Sr. Maria Claire assumes a key leadership position

Sr. Maria Claire assumes a key leadership position

It is clear therefore, that the goal of ASEC is indeed being pursued in Africa and Malawi in particular, thanks to our donors.

Sr. Annunciata learned that it is possible to challenge the bank if treated unfairly.

Sr. Annunciata learned that it is possible to challenge the bank if treated unfairly.

"I can now proudly report that from a rate as low as 3.3% on our fixed deposits, we get a rate of 9%! We are able to get higher return on investment and enabled to make proper investment decisions."

Sr. Justina establishes a small sewing center, providing jobs to the poor in her community

Sr. Justina establishes a small sewing center, providing jobs to the poor in her community

I am indebted and grateful to ASEC for establishing the SLDI program to train and empower African sisters to make our ministries better. The skills I acquired from SLDI program helped me to develop myself and equally be better in my ministry.

Sr. Janet gains support for an Orphanage and Elderly Home

Sr. Janet gains support for an Orphanage and Elderly Home

I am very grateful to all the funders and the facilitators who have enabled us to acquire skills in Project Management. God reward your generous heart.

Sisters establish pig rearing for food and income generating projects.

Sisters establish pig rearing for food and income generating projects.

Sisters give a sow and a boar to peasant farmers to start their own projects.

Sister Rose initiates a high yielding mushroom project.

Sister Rose initiates a high yielding mushroom project.

Sr. Rose is training communities around the area to engage in mushroom farming as a means to supplement their nutrition and generate income.

Sr. Susan Wanjiru and SLDI alumnae direct a dairy farming project

Sr. Susan Wanjiru and SLDI alumnae direct a dairy farming project

Sr. Florida receives a promotion after studying accounting through our scholarship program

Sr. Florida receives a promotion after studying accounting through our scholarship program

"The knowledge I got from the finance course shaped my capability of working. I became more efficient, confidence and competent in performing various responsibilities. Soon after completing the course I was upgraded and became a project coordinator of the congregation."