Kenya

Kenya

Situated on the equator on Africa's east coast, Kenya has been described as ''the cradle of humanity.'' It is twice the size of the U.S. state of Nevada.

616* of approximately 7,650 Catholic Sisters in Kenya have been served by ASEC programs.

CAPITAL
Nairobi
POPULATION
≈47.6 million
TOTAL SERVED
616*
ALUM FUNDS RAISED
≈$4.3 million

*The total number of participants served is not the total UNIQUE program participants. Please note that some sisters may have been served by more than 1 program.

LESOTHO ZAMBIA MALAWI TANZANIA KENYA UGANDA SOUTH SUDAN CAMEROON NIGERIA GHANA GHANA NIGERIA CAMEROON SOUTH SUDAN UGANDA KENYA TANZANIA ZAMBIA MALAWI LESOTHO

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Kenya Country Report by ASEC

Complete Country Report

Download the Kenya Country Report (PDF) for statistics about students and alumnae of ASEC's programs.

Sisters impact in Kenya
SLDIHESAService Learning

ASEC works with 150 congregations registered with the Association of Sisterhoods of Kenya (AOSK).

SLDI has been working in Kenya since 2007.

ASEC has served 418 Catholic Sisters from Kenya through the SLDI program.

Kenya's impact projects are focused on:

  • Education (34.8%)  - highest percentage of all reporting countries
  • Improving health (19.9%)
  • Improving access to water (13.5%)
  • Addressing HIV/AIDS (7.1%).

Kenya’s impact projects are helping to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, specifically:

SLDI Partners of Kenya

SLDI Evaluation Reports

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HESA has been working in Kenya since 2013.

HESA is supporting 198 Catholic Sisters in Kenya to study for degrees and diplomas.

  • About 1/3 of the sisters are studying for Bachelor of Education degrees.
  • The remainder are studying for degrees in fields including accounting, economics, business administration, commerce, social work, sociology, theology, and religious studies.

HESA Partners of Kenya

HESA Evaluation Reports

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Service Learning


June 2017: 8 students from Marywood University & Chestnut Hill College attended a 3-week service trip to Kenya. They provided service at various sites, including a refugee center, a hospital, a home for street boys and an orphanage for both physically and mentally disabled children

May 2018: A total of 13 service learning participants will travel to Kenya and stay with the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi (LSOSF), a missionary community, where they will take part in service learning activities within the LSOSF compound and throughout Nairobi.

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