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.
6701 of approximately 3,6272 Catholic Sisters in Uganda have been served by ASEC programs.
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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)
1Total participants served; some Sisters may have been served by more than 1 program.
22017 Statistical Yearbook of the Church, Libreria Editrice Vaticana
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There's been a 13% increase in the number of women religious in Uganda from 2012 to 2017.
Alumnae in Uganda
ASEC works with congregations registered with the The Association of Religious in Uganda (ARU).
- Ending poverty (53.1%) and healthcare (46.8%) are the top Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that ASEC alumnae in country contribute to in their ministries (N=94)
- 85% received leadership positions in their ministries (N=96)
- 95% demonstrated effective use of skills in their ministries (N=87)
- 90% demonstrated effective use of skills in their congregations (N=97)
Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) in Uganda
SLDI has been working in Uganda since 2007.
ASEC has served 462 Catholic sisters from Uganda through the SLDI program.
- 23% of 2019 SLDI participants in Uganda report teaching as their ministry (N=99)
- 41.2% of SLDI participants were trained in finance and 40.7% in administration, as of 2018 (N=364)
SLDI Partners of Uganda
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Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) in Uganda
HESA has been working in Uganda since 2013.
ASEC is supporting 2083 Catholic sisters in Uganda to study for degrees and diplomas through the HESA program.
- 40% of HESA participants in Uganda report teaching as their ministry (N=116)
- 55% of HESA participants in Uganda are studying in the field of education (N=208)
HESA Partners of Uganda
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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Success Stories from Uganda
Educated nuns in Africa are becoming mutigenerational change multipliers by providing support to the most senior members of their communities.
Nuns in Africa are using their education to become change agents and forces multipliers of good by leading and supporting young women.
Entrepreneurial Catholic sisters are building businesses across Africa to meet the needs of the poor and marginalized.
In Africa, severe food insecurity and undernourishment is on the rise. But, educated Nuns are changing that reality for the communities they serve.
Quality education, community support and strong leadership results in a thriving student body led by Srs. Monica and Imelda.
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Catholic nuns in Africa receive quality education through ASEC, providing them with valuable nursing skills to improve healthcare in their communities.
Religious sisters across Africa are using their ASEC education to spearhead projects in support of Africa's youth and future generation.
ASEC educates religious women who are renewing hope in Africa for poor and marginalized communities. Catholic Sisters provide hope in Africa many people living who are ...
Find out how Sr. Faustina Khaoya is using her ASEC-sponsored education to help revamp her congregation's economy.
Find out how Sr. Agnes Manzede Freda is using her ASEC sponsored education to help support a children's program in Uganda.
Sr. Florence uses her nursing skills to care for her patients and her SLDI Finance training helps her to manage the clinic. Every single day she goes above and beyond to ...
SLDI Alumni Sr. Nirmala wrote a successful grant to hold a free medical camp in rural Uganda helping nearly 2000 people.
With leadership skills learned in SLDI & HESA, Sr. Petronilla is providing quality, holistic education to girls in Northern Uganda.
In Providence Home, one sees the endowment of the Catholic Church through the kindly serving hands of the religious women who care for marginalized members of the ...