Uganda

Uganda

Situated in East-Central Africa, Uganda is home to the tallest mountain range in Africa-- the source that feeds the world’s longest river and the continent’s largest lake.

Through our programs, we have served approximately 5.3% of the 6,700 Catholic Sisters in Uganda.

CAPITAL
Kampala
POPULATION
37.8 million
WOMEN RELIGOUS
6,700
APPROX SERVED:
357

Pictured Above: The source of the famous Nile River, Lake Victoria rests between three countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Lake Victoria covers an approximate 68,8002 kilometers (42,7502 miles)

Map of Africa, Uganda

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ASEC's work in Uganda
SLDIPartners

ASEC works with 52 congregations registered with the Association of Religious in Uganda (ARU).

SLDI has been working in Uganda since 2007.

SLDI has served 314 unique participants in the program.

In the 2012-15 period, Uganda had the highest percentage of impact projects focusing on

  • infrastructure (45.2%)
  • agriculture (18%)
  • social work (12.3%)
  • food/nutrition (11%)
  • sanitation (8.2%)
  • energy creation (6.8%)

Uganda alumnae helping to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through their impact projects, specifically

 

SLDI Evaluation Reports

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HESA has been working in Uganda since 2013.

HESA is supporting 74 sisters to study for degrees and diplomas.

HESA Evaluation Reports

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Uganda Partners

Advantech Consulting Limited  (Kenya)
Facilitate SLDI workshops in Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania and play an important role in updating and improving the workshop curricula.

Christian Organizations Research and Advisory Trust (CORAT)  (Kenya)
Facilitate SLDI workshops in Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania, and play an important role in updating and improving the workshop curricula.

Enterprise Management Development Center (EMD)  (Kenya)
Facilitate SLDI workshops in Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania, and play an important role in updating and improving the workshop curricula.

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.

Viffar Consulting Ltd.  (Kenya)
Facilitate SLDI workshops in Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania, and play an important role in updating and improving the workshop curricula.

Association of Religious in Uganda (ARU)  (Uganda)

St. Francis Hospital Nsambya Training School  (Uganda)

Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)  (Uganda)

University of Kisubi (UNIK)  (Entebbe, Uganda)
HESA sisters study here through the Onsite Model. Through this partnership, sisters can select from various bachelor’s degree programs relevant to their ministries. The majority are studying for degrees in Business Administration and Management.

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