South Sudan

Map of Africa, SouthSudan Slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Texas South Sudan is located in East Central Africa. The Republic of South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation.

Through our programs, we have served approximately 9.0% of the 350 Catholic Sisters in South-Sudan

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ASEC's work in South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan, located in East Central Africa is the world’s youngest nation. The country gained independence on July 9th, 2011, in which the citizens overwhelmingly voted for total autonomy from Sudan. 

Education opportunities and employment are extremely limited in South Sudan, especially for women.

SLDI has been working in South Sudan since 2013.

SLDI has served 40 unique particpants in the program.

An SLDI training facility was established in 2016. Before that, sisters from South Sudan attended workshop sessions in Uganda and Kenya.

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HESA has been working in South Sudan since 2013.

HESA is supporting 7 sisters to study for degrees and diplomas.

The sisters are studying online through the Onsite Model. Sisters in the HESA program are studying at CUEA and Tangaza College in Kenya.

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South Sudan Partners

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)  (Nairobi, Kenya)
Partnered with Marywood University to support the HESA program in East Africa. Sisters complete one full year via online distance learning delivered by Marywood University and transfer to CUEA to complete their degrees.

Catholic University of South Sudan (CUofSS)  (South Sudan)
Sisters in the HESA program study here through the Onsite Model.

Religious Superiors Association of South Sudan (RSASS)  (South Sudan)


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