Rays of Hope 2020 ASEC Annual Newsletter
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Rays of Hope 2020 Articles
A year in review of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) program. Read about milestones, news and experiences from 2020 as SLDI Phase V begins.
Thank you to our amazing 2020 supporters! What we do is not possible without you. You are always in our thoughts and prayers.
A year in review of the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program. Read HESA news, graduation announcements, student achievements and program growth as HESA Phase II Year 3 comes to a close.
ASEC Executive Director Sr. Draru Mary Cecilia, LSMIG, Ph.D. reflects on the resilience of ASEC's sister-students in Africa in the midst of a global pandemic.
COVID-19 postpones 2020 Service Learning trip to Ghana, but recent trends show benefits of the program.
The first year of ICB has provided many useful lessons ASEC can use for capacity building with future institutions.
Throughout the pandemic, sisters are doing what they always do: they get the job done. Their problem solving skills and resilience are exactly what the world needs right now.
Two doctoral sister-students selected for the pilot phase of ASEC's Ph.D. Scholarship Program. They will be pursuing their doctoral degrees at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) in Kenya.
The education Sr. Teopista gained through both SLDI and HESA help a bakery to thrive and provide nourishment to a Ugandan community.
In September, 2020, ASEC held the inaugural ICR Conference, which provided an opportunity for researchers around the globe to collaborate in the initiation of an international network of research on religious life.
How alumnae of ASEC's SLDI and HESA programs are impacting ministries in primary and secondary education in Africa.
April Fowlkes reflects on her experience coordinating ASEC's HESA program at Chestnut Hill College and taking her first trip to Africa (Uganda) in June 2019.
SLDI alumna Sr. Anacletta implements a program to increase access to HIV/AIDS services and reduce the number of new HIV/AIDS cases among adolescent girls and young women in Lesotho.
An SHCJ/ASEC joint effort provides financial support to African sisters responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and serving the poor and vulnerable in their communities.
Sisters from ASEC's programs are finding new and innovative ways to serve the poor and vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Service Learning participant reflects on her volunteer experience and sharing her love of music with children with special needs in Ghana.
April 27-28: ASEC’s annual Advisory Board and Board of Directors Meetings took place via Zoom due to social distancing restrictions.
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.
Nuns in Africa are using their education to become change agents and forces multipliers of good by leading and supporting young women.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic it is important that we reach out to ASEC partners, supporters and beneficiaries to communicate our deep care and support.
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- Quality Education: ASEC's Impact
- Service Learning
- Scholarship Program
- Sr. Ana treats patients (Zambia)
- Assessment of interventions to attract andretain health workers in rural Zambia: adiscrete choice experiment
- A Universal Truth: No Health Without a Workforce (PDF)
- Food For Thought
- Stream of Hope
- SLDI Phase V, Year 1 Evaluation Report (2019) (PDF)
- An Intermediate Scale Integrated Private/Public Water Supply System in Kasarani, Kenya
- Catholic Sisters are Shining Rays of Hope (p26)