Referred to as Warm Heart of Africa, Malawi is a land of smiles and hospitality with rich wildlife. Malawi is located in South Eastern Africa.
3461 of approximately 1,0512 Catholic Sisters in Malawi have been served by ASEC programs.
ALUM FUNDS RAISED
1Total participants served; some Sisters may have been served by more than 1 program.
22018 Statistical Yearbook of the Church, Libreria Editrice Vaticana
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There's been a 9% increase in the number of women religious in Malawi from 2012 to 2018.
ASEC works with congregations registered with the Association of Women in Religious Institutes of Malawi (AWRIM).
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Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) in Malawi
SLDI has been working in Malawi since 2013.
ASEC has served 252 Catholic sisters from Malawi through the SLDI program.
SLDI Partners of Malawi
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Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) in Malawi
HESA has been working in Malawi since 2016 (January).
ASEC is supporting 473 Catholic sisters in Malawi to study for degrees and diplomas through the HESA program.
HESA Partners of Malawi
3HESA total served is reported by the country of the institution where the sister is studying. Some sisters travel to a different country to attend specialized programs of study.
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The Scholarship Program in Malawi
The Scholarship Program has been active in Malawi since 2016.
In 2016 ASEC expanded the Scholarship Program to Malawi and Zambia to fulfill the need for secondary and diploma level education among women religious.
47 women religious in Malawi have been able to attend school because of ASEC's Scholarship Program. Sisters are studying for their secondary education or two-year diploma.
Recent Scholarship Reporting
Success Stories from Malawi
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 ...
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 ...
As malaria continues to be a leading cause of death in African countries, Sr. Grace Akpan of Malawi spends her time helping those infected.
Sr. Teresa shares how she won the confidence of her donors and how donor retention plays an important role in receiving funding for multiple projects that can benefit the...
The story of Agnes, a young girl who was unaware she was HIV positive until the death of her mother and father. Agnes joined Sr. Sonia's support group where she learned ...
Sr. Hellen is using skills learned in ASEC's SLDI program to ease the stress of motherhood affecting women across Malawi.
To avoid the risk of losing important documents, Sr. Hellen used the skills she learned in SLDI to centralize records and create a data archive for her congregation.
ASEC not only aids the marginalized, but has been a key component in helping the Teresian Sisters realize their congregation's charism of liberation.
Numerous dreams of the religious congregations, the church and Malawi as a nation are being realized thanks to ASEC, the Hilton Fund and all well-wishers who support ASEC...
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