Zambia

Zambia

Zambia is a landlocked country in Southern Africa and is home of legendary African safaris, Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River, abundant wildlife and raw wilderness.

263* of approximately 1,700 Catholic Sisters in Zambia have been served by ASEC programs.

CAPITAL
Lusaka
POPULATION
≈16 million
TOTAL SERVED
263*
ALUM FUNDS RAISED
≈$1,700,000

Pictured Above: Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning "the smoke that thunders", is a waterfall on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. At 1.7 kilometers wide and up to 100 meters high they are not be the tallest or widest falls in the world, but many consider them to be the most spectacular.

*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.

LESOTHO ZAMBIA MALAWI TANZANIA KENYA UGANDA SOUTH SUDAN CAMEROON NIGERIA GHANA GHANA NIGERIA CAMEROON SOUTH SUDAN UGANDA KENYA TANZANIA ZAMBIA MALAWI LESOTHO

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Zambia Country Report by ASEC

Complete Country Report

Download the Zambia Country Report (PDF) for statistics about students and alumnae of ASEC's programs.

ASEC's work in Zambia
SLDIHESAScholarship Program

ASEC works with 42 congregations registered with the Zambian Association of Sisters (ZAS).

SLDI has been working in Zambia since 2010.

ASEC has served 224 Catholic Sisters from Zambia through the SLDI program.

SLDI Partners of Zambia

SLDI Evaluation Reports

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HESA has been working in Zambia since 2014 (January).

HESA is supporting 29 Catholic Sisters in Zambia to study for degrees and diplomas.

HESA Partners of Zambia

HESA Evaluation Reports

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The Scholarship Program has been in Zambia 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.

10 women religious in Zambia have been able to attend school because of ASEC's scholarship program. Sisters are studying for their secondary education or two-year diploma.