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.

391* of approximately 6,700 Catholic Sisters in Uganda have been served by ASEC programs.

CAPITAL
Kampala
POPULATION
≈39.6 million
TOTAL SERVED
391*
ALUM FUNDS RAISED
≈$1,190,000

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)

*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.

Map of Africa, Uganda

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

SLDI has been working in Uganda since 2007.

ASEC has served 314 Catholic Sisters from Uganda through the SLDI 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 77 Catholic Sisters in Uganda 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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